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Monday, November 28, 2022

Supremes limit police searches

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that police cannot search a home when one resident invites them in but another tells them to go away, provoking a strong objection from the new chief justice about the possible impact on battered women.

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Dialog of the deaf

U.S.-Iranian talks to discuss Iraq could open a valuable channel of communication between the two foes, but analysts say a history of missed opportunities dampens hopes of any broader dialogue developing.

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About damn time

Reversing a decision made last July, the Bush administration will issue a specific ban in its military trials of Guantanamo detainees of evidence obtained by torture. The reversal is welcome and overdue.

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New boss, same as the old boss

Gov. Dirk Kempthorne of Idaho is a Westerner’s Westerner, a homebuilder’s association executive turned career politician, a development man all the way. In the U.S. Senate and his statehouse, Kempthorne has been — like Norton — an affable advocate for managing federal lands in favor of the local loggers, miners, ranchers and motor-recreation types who best know how to make a buck from them.

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Return of the gender gap

As the war in Iraq has entered its fourth year and has taken the lives of more than 2,300 U.S. troops, women have become more disenchanted with Bush.

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