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By SCOTT SHANE and BENJAMIN WEISER 13 minutes ago
Saifullah Paracha was one of a small circle of Al Qaeda operatives who explored ways to follow up on the hijackings with new attacks, according to classified Guantánamo files.
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The army deployed tanks in Dara’a on Monday, according to accounts by human rights activists, who said that at least 25 people had been killed.
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As the fiscal crisis has lingered, officials in strapped states have begun looking for loopholes to cut retirement benefits for current employees.
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Investigators say they found rivet holes that were too big and appear to be misshapen from wear in a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 that peeled open in flight earlier this month.
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The law firm hired by the House to defend the Defense of Marriage Act withdrew amid pressure from activists.
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Supercomputers Dig Deep, Altering Science
Computer power is as important to current research as the microscope and telescope were to earlier scientists.
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