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Soprano sings after double lung transplantupdated: Wed Jun 23 2010 13:42:00

Eight months after enduring a double-lung transplant and open heart surgery, opera soprano Charity Tillemann-Dick returned to Cleveland Clinic to serenade her doctors.

Dalai Lama urges U.S. to address rich-poor issueupdated: Tue Oct 06 2009 13:43:00

The Dalai Lama, accepting a human rights prize from a U.S. foundation Tuesday, chastised the United States for not fully addressing the economic divide between its poorest and richest citizens.

Rep. Tom Lantos of California dies at 80updated: Mon Feb 11 2008 18:28:00

Rep. Tom Lantos, the Democratic chairman of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs, died Monday due to complications from cancer, his office said. Lantos was 80.

Reid remembers Lantosupdated: Mon Feb 11 2008 18:28:00

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid speaks about Congressman Tom Lantos, who died today. House GOP Opposes AIDS Program Changesupdated: Fri Feb 08 2008 10:00:00

House Republican leader John Boehner and other Republicans warned on Thursday that a successful program to combat AIDS in Africa would be in jeopardy if Democrats move ahead with plans to make changes that he said would support abortions

Yahoo settles dissidents suitupdated: Tue Nov 13 2007 23:56:00

Internet giant Yahoo has settled a lawsuit brought by the families of a Chinese dissident and a journalist, who claim they were jailed after the company cooperated with Chinese authorities, according to court documents.

Bush radio addressupdated: Sat Sep 15 2007 12:26:00

President Bush, in his weekly radio address, talks about General Petraeus' recommendations on Iraq and more.

Lawmaker rips into State Department for passport delaysupdated: Wed Jul 11 2007 03:04:00

A lawmaker ripped into the State Department Wednesday for widespread delays in issuing passports, calling them "a travesty" and "a national embarrassment" reminiscent of the federal government's response to Hurricane Katrina.

U.S. lawmakers arrested at Sudanese Embassy protestupdated: Fri Apr 28 2006 13:25:00

Five Democratic members of Congress were arrested at the Sudanese Embassy and led away in plastic handcuffs Friday to protest the atrocities in the Darfur region.

House passes savings bill for guard, reserve forcesupdated: Wed Apr 21 2004 13:54:00

The House passed unanimously a bill Wednesday to give financially strapped National Guard troops and reservists serving in Iraq and Afghanistan the ability to make penalty-free early withdrawals from their retirement funds.

Fortune: Sex at the SEC, Washington learns from the Mafia, a couple of big Dukakis fans, and other matters. THE OTHER HUD SCANDALupdated: Mon Jan 15 1990 00:01:00

What has gone before: The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is rocked by scandal. It seems that ''influence peddlers'' have actually exerted influence on certain HUD decisions. Led b...

Fortune: Arabian slightsupdated: Mon Jan 05 1987 00:01:00

California consultant Sam Bamieh has some advice for Americans doing business in Saudi Arabia: ''If you're there, get out. If you're not, don't go.'' Thanks to the oil glut, the once flush desert k...

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