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    At Air Force Academy, Cheney Talks Of 9/11 (washingtonpost.com Via Yahoo! News)

    COLORADO SPRINGS, June 1 -- Evoking the memories of Sept. 11, 2001, Vice President Cheney called upon a new generation of military officers Wednesday "to hunt down the terrorists before they can hit us again" and declared that the United States is on course for victory in the war on terrorism...
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    In River Of Many Aliens, Snakehead Looms As Threat (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - This is the summer of the snakehead, Part II. A year after 20 of the toothy Asian fish were found in the Potomac, the creatures are growing in size, number and legend...
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    Analysts Behind Iraq Intelligence Were Rewarded (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - Two Army analysts whose work has been cited as part of a key intelligence failure on Iraq -- the claim that aluminum tubes sought by the Baghdad government were most likely meant for a nuclear weapons program rather than for rockets -- have received job performance awards in...
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    Hornsby Resigns In Pr. George's (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - Prince George's County schools chief Andre J. Hornsby resigned yesterday amid an FBI investigation into his stewardship of federal funds and persistent questions about his management ethics at the helm of Maryland's second-largest school system...
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    Pentagon Confirms Koran Incidents (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - Pentagon officials said yesterday that investigators have identified five incidents of military guards and an interrogator "mishandling" the Koran at the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, but characterized the episodes as minor and said most occurred before...
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    Treasurer Of DeLay Group Broke Texas Election Law (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - AUSTIN, May 26 -- A state judge ruled Thursday that the treasurer of a political fundraising committee organized by House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) violated the state's election law by failing to report $684,507 in contributions from corporations and other donors in...
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    Inmates Alleged Koran Abuse (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - Detainees told FBI interrogators as early as April 2002 that mistreatment of the Koran was widespread at the military prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, and many said they were severely beaten by captors there or in Afghanistan, according to FBI documents released yesterday...
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    Military Was Set To Down Cessna (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld gave military officials the authority to shoot down, if necessary, a small plane that wandered into restricted airspace over the nation's capital May 11, according to two senior federal officials...
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    Bid To Limit Women In Combat Withdrawn (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - House Republicans retreated yesterday from a measure that would have restricted women's roles in the military in an effort to keep them out of combat...
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    Military Was Set To Down Cessna (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld gave military officials the authority to shoot down, if necessary, a small plane that wandered into restricted airspace over the nation's capital May 11, according to two senior federal officials...
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    Syria's Voices Of Change (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - DAMASCUS, Syria -- Ayman Abdel Nour's contest with censorship began with a term not uncommon in Syria: "forbidden." http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/topstories/*http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/washpost/20050525/ts_washpost/syria_s_voices_of_change
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    The Senate's Real Leader (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - The Monday night agreement to avert a showdown vote over judicial filibusters not only spared the Senate from a potentially ruinous clash, but also certified John McCain as the real leader of that body...
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    A Last-Minute Deal On Judicial Nominees (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - Fourteen Republican and Democratic senators broke with their party leaders last night to avert a showdown vote over judicial nominees, agreeing to votes on some of President Bush's nominees while preserving the right to filibuster others in "extraordinary circumstances."...
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    Cholesterol Drug Crestor Poses Risks, Journal Says (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - The powerful cholesterol-lowering drug Crestor is significantly more likely than other statins to cause muscle deterioration that can lead to kidney disease and failure, according to a study in the American Heart Association's journal, Circulation...
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    Tillman's Parents Are Critical Of Army (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - Former NFL player Pat Tillman's family is lashing out against the Army, saying that the military's investigations into Tillman's friendly-fire death in Afghanistan last year were a sham and that Army efforts to cover up the truth have made it harder for them to deal with...
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    Senate Leaders Prepare For Crucial Filibuster Vote (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - A dozen Senate negotiators hope to avert a showdown today over judicial filibusters, but the chamber's Democratic and Republican leaders signaled yesterday that they are ready for a long-awaited vote that could deeply affect the federal judiciary and the operations of...
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    Sunnis Step Off Political Sidelines (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - BAGHDAD, May 21 -- More than 1,000 Sunni Arab clerics, political leaders and tribal heads ended their two-year boycott of politics in post-Saddam Hussein Iraq on Saturday, uniting in a Sunni bloc that they said would help draft the country's new constitution and compete in...
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    Contracting Rush For Security Led To Waste, Abuse (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - First of two articles http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/topstories/*http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/washpost/20050522/ts_washpost/contracting_rush_for_security_led_to_waste__abuse
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    Sunnis Close Mosques To Protest Killings (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - BAGHDAD, May 20 -- Weeping and raising open hands to the sky, a Sunni Arab clerical leader announced an extraordinary closing of Sunni mosques across Baghdad on Friday to protest killings that some have blamed on militias allied with Iraq's new Shiite-led government...
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    New Swedish Documents Illuminate CIA Action (washingtonpost.com)

    washingtonpost.com - STOCKHOLM -- The CIA Gulfstream V jet touched down at a small airport west of here just before 9 p.m. on a subfreezing night in December 2001. A half-dozen agents wearing hoods that covered their faces stepped down from the aircraft and hurried across the tarmac to take...