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Latest White House Items
MENOMONIE, Wis. — A smoky house fire near a University of Wisconsin campus killed three students early yesterday, even though neighbors said they heard alarms going off.
President Bush believes the unauthorized snooping into the passport files of presidential candidates should be fully investigated, the White House said yesterday.
BLUE & GOLD AND BLACK: RACIAL INTEGRATION OF THE U.S. NAVAL ACADEMY
President Bush yesterday said he will push for the republic of Georgia to be admitted to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization at the group's summit in Romania next month, after meeting with Georgian President Mikhail Saakashvili at the White House.
Evangelical Protestants don't have a monopoly on the religious right. Conservative Catholics belong there, too, said Deal W. Hudson, author of a new book on the political power of evangelicals and Catholics.
House Democratic leaders yesterday pressed ahead with efforts to force testimony from top White House aides, filing a civil lawsuit against former White House Counsel Harriet Miers and White House Chief of Staff Joshua B. Bolten.
If walls could talk
Congress' chief budget scorekeeper said yesterday that the recently approved economic-stimulus plan makes a recession less likely, although many private economists say the country already is in recession.