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  • Gulf oil spill: Pro-drilling rally attracts thousands

     
    The federal moratorium on exploratory drilling for oil in deep-sea waters is tantamount to an attack on Louisiana’s way of life, politicians and business leaders said Wednesday at an oil industry-sponsored rally held in Lafayette. The political event at...
  • Gulf oil spill: Pro-drilling rally pushes back at Obama moratorium

     
    Thousands of Louisianans filled the Cajundome stadium in Lafayette Wednesday to protest the federal moratorium on exploratory drilling for oil in deep-sea waters. “The greatest risk to our economy is the moratorium,” Lafayette City-Parish President...
  • Philip D. Curtin

    Philip D. Curtin, a retired Johns Hopkins University professor and a historian of the African slave trade who was instrumental in changing the way schools teach the subject, died June 4 at Chester County Hospital in West Chester, Pa., of pneumonia. He was...
  • Lsba Wants Superintendent Paul Pastorek Replaced

    State Superintendent of Education Paul Pastorek should be removed from his job, the Louisiana School Boards Association said Friday, echoing the same demand made by one of the state's teachers unions.The call came in a rejection letter the school board...
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • 'Eaters expand borders

    The logo on the Bren Events Center court reads 'Eater Nation. But first-year UC Irvine men's basketball coach Russ Turner believes that to achieve the kind of success he envisions, the Anteaters will need to utilize players beyond American borders....
  • Foreign government tourist offices

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • After the Fire

    I expected to find a family in ruins. My small car crunched up the gravel road past acres of fruit trees to Hennie and Evelynne Durr's hilltop farm home, an hour outside of Cape Town. During my last visit, in 1989, the Durrs had been gripped by a...
  • Foreign government tour offices

    For tourist information on select foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the country's U.N. mission or delegation. Anguilla: Anguilla Tourist...
  • They Face Widespread Prejudice

    NANJING, China -- Outside the foreign students' dormitory at Hehai University stands a new iron fence, a monument of sorts to the determination of university authorities to keep Chinese women away from African men. The iron structure also can be seen...
  • From the archives: Hezbollah Seen Setting Up Terror Network in Africa

    WASHINGTON -- In a secret campaign to spread its influence beyond Lebanon and Iran, the Shiite extremist group Hezbollah has established a network of operatives in West and Central Africa, an area that may be providing new bases for terrorist acts against...