By NORMAN DRAPER
Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune
Far away from the halls of the U.S. Capitol, in laboratories crowded with petri dishes, incubators that mimic the environment of the human body and work stations where cells are nourished and manipulated, there is no debate about human embryonic stem cell research.
A large fight between Israeli forces and Hezbollah guerrillas broke out
Thursday evening on the Lebanese side of the border, the Israeli army said,
adding that its troops suffered casualties but did not elaborate. Hezbollah’s
Al-Manar television said three Israeli soldiers were killed and 10 wounded in
By JIM ABRAMS
Legislation to bar federal courts from ruling on constitutional issues arising from the Pledge of Allegiance, including the "one nation, under God" reference, passed the House after lawmakers argued that the pledge is linked to the nation’s spiritual history.
While President George W. Bush is trying to suck up to the rabid right wing with his stem cell veto, he faces harsh criticism from conservatives on another front — his dismal record on foreign affairs.
By DEVLIN BARRETT
If Hollywood has a "Da Vinci Code," Democratic Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has cracked it.
Top stars such as Tom Hanks, Jennifer Lopez and Owen Wilson donated to the New York senator in recent months, generating the kind of cash usually associated with a major box office opening — or a potential presidential bid in 2008.