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Reading Incomprehension

Recent standardized-test scores show that, while American students' math scores are acceptable, their reading comprehension is unsatisfactory. What do you think?

Mardi Gras 2006?

Mardi Gras organizers in New Orleans promised that they will hold the celebration in February 2006 as planned, despite the destruction caused by...

MLB Introduces Todd Zeile Award For Participation

MILWAUKEE—In recognition of Todd Zeile, who took an active part in over 2,000 games while playing for 11 different teams, the MLB commissioner's office has dedicated an award in his name, to be presented annually to honorary participants in America's pastime.

Hussein Trial Developments

This week, Saddam Hussein began his first trial before an Iraqi tribunal, where he faces charges of an alleged 1982 massacre. What are some early developments in the trial?
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The Chinese In Space

China's second manned space capsule just returned from orbit, paving the way for a future Chinese moon mission. What do you think?
  • "This may solve China's overpopulation problem, two people and billions of dollars at a time."

    Dan Cloutier
    Welder
  • "I have a feeling that, as a culture, the Chinese are going to have a hard time making rockets that don't explode in beautiful geometric patterns."

    Cassandra Hines
    Housewife
  • "Finally, I won't have to rent movies like Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon and Hero in order to see the effects of weightlessness on Chinese people."

    Malcolm Glidden
    Systems Analyst
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