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Nov 21, 2001 In Utah, a Government Hater Sells a Germ-warfare Book

QUOTE: F.B.I. officials theorize that the culprit behind the recent attacks might have been a home-grown loner with sufficient scientific knowledge and a deep grudge.

New York Times
Nov 21, 2001 Direction of Global War On Terror Raises Unsettling Questions

QUOTE: ...the force of the American destruction of Afghan targets has sent an unambiguous warning far beyond the war theater to a number of nations that continue to provide bases and training to terrorist groups. The warning is: this could happen to you...

New York Times
Nov 21, 2001 The 55-cent Solution

QUOTE: There may never be a specific day when the Bush administration tells the city to drop dead. Instead there will be vague promises, and then a lot of creative accounting ...

New York Times
Nov 20, 2001 Preserving Hubs is the Method Behind the Madness

QUOTE: airlines facing less competition at their major hubs may find it easier to raise fares and may feel less pressure to improve the poor service that was a focus of lawmakers' and consumers' concern a year or two ago.

New York Times
Nov 20, 2001 Chief Witness Accuses Former Boss At Sotheby's

QUOTE: the two former partners at the top of one of the world's auction giants pointing fingers at each other in one of the art world's biggest scandals.

New York Times
Nov 20, 2001 The Opportunist's Friend and Foe): States' Rights

QUOTE: And so it went and so it goes — politicians adroitly changing sides when it suits their political needs and their positions in government.

New York Times
Nov 20, 2001 Challenge Revives Sat Test Debate

QUOTE: The challenge being mounted against the main SAT exam by the president of the University of California has given an extraordinary lift to critics who have long considered the test an inappropriate and unfair measure of high school students.

New York Times
Nov 16, 2001 Rumsfeld Offers Assurances About Use of Military Courts

QUOTE: "I don't think anyone wants to see Osama bin Laden brought before a court here to be defended by Johnnie Cochran," he said.

New York Times
Nov 16, 2001 The Making of a Student Activist

ABSTRACT: ''My dad called me up and said, 'We had to do something,' and I said, 'That's what the Taliban said with the World Trade Center.' You fight for a democracy by killing people?''

New York Times
Nov 16, 2001 Unthinkable Attack Jolts a Crime-weary Country

ABSTRACT: But analysts believe that more than half of the country's rapes are never reported to the police.

New York Times
Nov 16, 2001 Business As Usual

QUOTE: Yet to some special pleaders on the Potomac, patriotism is just another word for war profiteering.

Washington Post
Nov 16, 2001 On Left and Right, Concern Over Anti-terrorism Moves: Administration Actions Threaten Civil Liberties, Critics Say

QUOTE: A growing chorus on the left and the right is accusing the Bush administration of ignoring civil liberties while leaving the courts and Congress out in the cold as it aggressively pursues the war on terrorism here and abroad.

Washington Post
Nov 09, 2001 U.S. Judge Says 'Au Revoir' to French Lawsuit Against Yahoo

QUOTE: The ruling breaks new ground in international commerce and the Web....U.S. judges in the past have made rulings regarding what companies based outside the United States should be able to offer online in this country, but not on what U.S. Web companies can provide around the world...

InfoWorld
Sep 07, 2001 New Copyright Bill Heading to DC

QUOTE: "Some parts of this go too far.... Would this mean that if I distributed a file that I received from someone who had broken security technology that I would be breaking the law?"...

Wired
Aug 30, 2001 Breaking Microsoft's E-book Code: An Anonymous Programmer Has Found a Way to Decrypt Microsoft Reader E-books, Spurring Digital-rights Debate.

QUOTE: "There is no device that can currently distinguish between a fair use and an illegal use of a copyrighted work..."

Technology Review
Aug 27, 2001 Privacy: the Liability Link

QUOTE: bills have been passed to force the medical and financial industries to post and follow privacy statements [Special Report: Government, Aug. 13]. Meanwhile, ethical businesses are posting privacy statements voluntarily, says Rich, because customers demand them.

Computerworld
Aug 26, 2001 The Ethicist: Lawn Scare

QUOTE: 1) Zoning laws requiring yard maintenance vs. freedom to let lawn return to nature. 2) Secretly taking money from a family member but returning it within hours-- is that stealing?

New York Times
Aug 22, 2001 Two Accused of Staging Mercury Contamination

QUOTE: Homeowners in northeastern Illinois had already been fretting about possible mercury leaks from a local gas company's meters, and the discovery of the toxic silvery beads inside the Fritz home last September seemed to confirm the worst fears.

New York Times
Aug 22, 2001 Age Limit is Urged for Motorized Scooter Users

QUOTE: ...the Consumer Product Safety Commission will warn parents today not to permit children under 12 to ride motorized toy scooters.

New York Times
Aug 22, 2001 U.S. Sets Deadline for Settlement of ABM Argument

QUOTE: ...the United States had given Russia an unofficial deadline of November to agree to changes in the Antiballistic Missile Treaty or face a unilateral American withdrawal from the arms control accord.

New York Times
Aug 22, 2001 Workers' Rights Suffering As China Goes Capitalist

QUOTE: ....like many of their fellow migrants, [workers] are willing to work 12 hours a day or more for a pittance, living 12 to a room and putting aside any questions about legal rights.....

New York Times
Aug 22, 2001 Drug's Removal Exposes Holes in Europe's Net

QUOTE: When Bayer A.G. announced earlier this month that it was withdrawing its fast-selling cholesterol-lowering drug from the market, it pleased officials at the United States Food and Drug Administration...

New York Times
Aug 22, 2001 Alaska Land Transfer Puts Senator On Spot

QUOTE: Senator Ted Stevens, Republican of Alaska, wants to give 1,505 acres of prime Alaska wilderness — owned by the federal government and worth millions of dollars — to a small restoration group...

New York Times
Aug 21, 2001 On California's Urban Border, Praise for Immigration Curbs

QUOTE: Worse...the hordes passing through — the Border Patrol said it once arrested more than 2,000 immigrants here in one 24-hour period — gave this city with a population of about 26,000 a negative image that kept families and visitors away.

New York Times
Aug 21, 2001 F.B.I.'s Inquiry in Cole Attack Nearing a Halt

QUOTE: More than 10 months after two Arabic-speaking suicide bombers attacked the destroyer Cole in Aden, killing 17 American sailors, an F.B.I. investigation has virtually ground to a halt...

New York Times
Aug 21, 2001 Citing Drop in Surplus, Democrats Plan to Portray Bush As Reckless

QUOTE: ...Democrats are planning to intensify their attacks on President Bush's fiscal management and to pin blame for the weakened economy on the White House.

New York Times
Aug 21, 2001 Fabricating a Crisis

QUOTE: Last week the International Monetary Fund...told the prosaic truth: "the long-term financing problems of Social Security are not large" and "could be addressed through relatively small adjustments in the program's parameters."

New York Times
Aug 21, 2001 The Voting Booth at the Kitchen Table

QUOTE: The serious flaws that plagued some states in the 2000 presidential election have led to a string of well-intentioned calls for creating national standards in federal elections...

New York Times
Aug 21, 2001 America's Interest in An International Court

QUOTE: ...there will be some kind of international criminal court. It could be a good court, or a mediocre one, or genuinely dangerous. But the United States will not be able to affect the outcome if it is not involved in the process of establishing it....

New York Times
Aug 21, 2001 Reviving a Misconceived Secrecy Bill

QUOTE: ...the nation has been well served by the timely disclosure of information the government has been trying to keep secret. By subjecting such revelations to criminal penalties, even where no legitimate national security interests are involved....

New York Times
Aug 20, 2001 Days of Reckoning

QUOTE: ...the magnitude of the great tech stock massacre of 2000-2001 has become clear - trillions in lost wealth, hundreds of thousands of lost jobs...

Industry Standard
Aug 20, 2001 Want to Sue Over Bad Stock Advice? You're Not Alone

QUOTE: ...class-action lawsuits against Wall Street analysts are topping the absurdity levels of the usual run-of-the-mill shareholder lawsuits.

ZDnet
Aug 20, 2001 Debate Over a National Monument Emphasizes Old West-new West Divide

QUOTE: ...proclamation signed by President Bill Clinton in January that turned this rugged, sparsely settled region dotted with cattle and nuclear missile silos into the Missouri Breaks National Monument...created at the end of his term.

New York Times
Aug 20, 2001 Pakistani Sentenced to Death for Blasphemy

QUOTE: Dr. Younus Shaikh...earned $89 a month at a small college on the second floor of a shopping plaza in Pakistan, was convicted there on Saturday and sentenced to death on charges of blaspheming the Prophet Muhammad.

New York Times
Aug 20, 2001 'Best' List for Colleges By U.S. News is Under Fire

QUOTE: The issue's publication each year causes bitter rivalries among colleges and universities, which feel an effect in the number of applications each time the institutions rise or fall on the list.

New York Times
Aug 20, 2001 Mississippi Gaining As Lawsuit Mecca

QUOTE: In this state...lawyers have won tens of millions of dollars in jury verdicts against large national companies, including drug manufacturers accused of selling unsafe products.

New York Times
Aug 20, 2001 Possible Federal Pullout Clouds Northeast States' Pollution Suits

QUOTE: ...withdrawing from air pollution lawsuits against power plants in the Midwest and South, people on both sides of the dispute say the Northeast states that have also sued will be hard-pressed to pursue the cases on their own.

New York Times
Aug 20, 2001 High-decibel Hate

QUOTE: ....call it the commodification of hate...

New York Times
Aug 20, 2001 A Look At the Architects of America's Red Scare

QUOTE: I....expect [the HUAC records]will correct the hopeless impression that Senator McCarthy and those who followed his example in the House were closer to the truth than those who ridiculed him.

New York Times
Aug 20, 2001 Homeownership That's Too Important to Risk

QUOTE: The Senate Banking Committee has been holding hearings on predatory lending and considering whether to introduce a bill to halt it

New York Times
Aug 20, 2001 New York's Art Wars Continue

QUOTE: ...clear to the Giuliani administration that it is not going to win the battle to require street artists to obtain permits before selling their wares on the streets or in certain park spaces.

New York Times
Aug 19, 2001 Eyes Are On Justice Dept. in Rhode Island Death Penalty Case

QUOTE: ...clues to how the new Justice Department may administer the federal death penalty, the department is considering how to proceed against two men who have been charged in the execution-style murders of two college students.

New York Times
Aug 19, 2001 Held in Jail for Contempt, Novice Writer Loses Appeal

QUOTE: A federal appeals court has declined to free a novice crime writer who was jailed for withholding notes from a grand jury...

New York Times
Aug 19, 2001 Slow to Yield, Brazil Passes Equal Rights for Its Women

QUOTE: ...the Brazilian Congress has approved a legal code that for the first time in the country's history makes women equal to men in the eyes of the law.

New York Times
Aug 19, 2001 Regulators Check the New Economy's Books

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New York Times
Aug 19, 2001 Patients' Rights: What's At Stake?

QUOTE: ...Congress may be close to passing patients' rights legislation. A conference committee will work to reconcile a Senate bill and a version that the House passed on Aug. 3...

New York Times
Aug 19, 2001 Bush's Gift to America's Extremists

QUOTE: Those who will lose the most from President Bush's decision to allow limited federal financing for stem cell research are not people who suffer from Parkinson's disease...

New York Times
Aug 19, 2001 No Greens Need Apply

QUOTE: ...President Bush has been quietly filling key subcabinet posts with conservative activists and industry lobbyists who have spent their careers criticizing the laws they are now sworn to uphold.

New York Times
Aug 19, 2001 Regulators Check the New Economy's Books

QUOTE: The S.E.C. has strengthened its investigations of revenue-recognition cases since its former chairman, Arthur Levitt, warned of what he called the erosion of the quality of financial reporting in corporate America.....

New York Times
Aug 18, 2001 Prosecutors Say Greed Drove Pharmacist to Dilute Drugs

QUOTE: Federal investigators say hundreds of cancer patients may have received treatment that was drastically weaker than what their doctors had intended.

New York Times

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