Nabil Amen wrote it off as mistaken identity the first time U.S. border agents handcuffed him as he returned home from Canada. When he had border-crossing troubles a third time, he decided to never leave the United States again.
2 Republican governors are threatening legal action to block an Arab company from taking over operations in major US ports and some GOP lawmakers say the deal should be closely examined. NY Gov. Pataki and Maryland Gov. Ehrlich
"People just can't put their lives on hold for four weeks while trying to find out if they have a fracture," said Gerber, an orthopedic surgical doctor who has offices in Lowell, Westford and Nashua. "It's just not fair."
The Bush administration is defending approval of a $6.8 billion sale that gives a company in the United Arab Emirates control over operations at six major American ports. "We wouldn't turn the border patrol or the customs service over to a f
New York city's ports, considered a major target of terrorists, are about to be taken over by a firm based in the United Arab Emirates, a country with financial links to the Sept. 11 hijackers. Dubai Ports World is set to complete a $6.8 billion
Under the Bush administration, there's been a disgraceful and illegal decision — we're not going to the let the judges or the Congress or anyone else know that we're spying on the American people," Carter told reporters. "And no
Thousands of abortion opponents shouldering signs with slogans such as "Peace Begins in the Womb" marched in protest of the 33-year-old
Roe v. Wade decision, while abortion rights supporters along the march route waved clothes hangers and
It was in his 1961 farewell address to the American people that Eisenhower coined the phrase "military-industrial complex," an unholy alliance between the
Pentagon and its contractors that he saw gaining "unwarranted influence" o
According to New Orleans' Times-Picayune, the residents — enraged by the plan's call to allow the city to seize properties under eminent domain statutes in order to buy out homeowners in areas that are not likely to return — sent a simple mes
A state representative who pleaded guilty to impaired driving has been sentenced to perform 48 hours of community service and serve a year of probation. Garfield left the scene of a auto accident and was found slumped over the steering wheel of his
A state lawmaker is warning business owners not to advertise in a newspaper that reported he is dating a woman while waiting for his divorce. "Myself and many others are going to be watching to identify and remember those that subsidize the dest
Playboy playmate Anna Nicole Smith has an unusual bedfellow in the Supreme Court fight over her late husband's fortune: the Bush administration. When may federal courts hear claims that involve state probate proceedings? Smith lost in Texas state
The celebration of Festivus is alive and well in northwestern Pennsylvania, nearly a decade after the bizarre "holiday" garnered pop culture notoriety on "Seinfeld." Its roots actually go back several decades: a slap at the
The city is ready to demolish some 2,500 houses deemed threats to public safety because of damage from Hurricane Katrina, but opponents said Saturday they will sue to stop the work to make sure homeowners' rights are respected.
"The word, conservatively, is 'epidemic,' " says Edward Looney, executive director of the Council on Compulsive Gambling of New Jersey. He attributes poker's surge to its glamorization on TV shows such as Bravo's Celebrity P
A presidential task force said in a report that the people of Puerto Rico should decide in a series of votes whether the island should become the 51st U.S. state or an independent nation. "It's a wasted opportunity. It offers nothing to the
Senate Republicans prepared a targeted version of the so-called “nuclear option” yesterday as they tried to ensure adoption of a defense-spending conference report that includes a controversial provision opening the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (A
Subways and buses ground to a halt Tuesday morning as transit workers walked off the job at the height of the holiday shopping and tourist season, forcing millions of riders to find new ways to get around.
Republican House members disturbed that their former GOP colleague Randy "Duke" Cunningham will get to keep his pension despite pleading guilty to bribery want to pass a law to strip federal pensions from white-collar criminals.
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