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The Almanac

The weekly UPI Almanac package for April 17-23, 2006.
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The Almanac

Today is Monday, April 18, the 108th day of 2005 with 257 to follow.
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House explores 9/11 panel recommendations

WASHINGTON, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Members of the Sept. 11 commission told a House panel Tuesday President Bush's decision to embrace a national intelligence czar is a good first step.

Kerrey believes intel. changes will come

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- The need to remake the U.S. intelligence establishment is clear, former Sen. Bob Kerrey said Sunday, even in the face of bureaucratic resistance.

The Almanac

Today is Sunday, April 18, the 109th day of 2004 with 257 to follow.
By United Press International

Kerrey: Iraq in danger of civil war

WASHINGTON, April 8 (UPI) -- Sept. 11 commission Member Bob Kerrey, addressing national security adviser Condoleezza Rice, said he fears military tactics in Iraq could lead to civil war.

Architecture critic to head Parsons school

NEW YORK, April 2 (UPI) -- Paul Goldberger, a Pulitzer Prize-winning architectural critic, will head the prestigious Parsons School of Design at the New School University.

James Lipton retires as Actors Studio dean

NEW YORK, March 29 (UPI) -- James Lipton has retired as dean of the Actors Studio Drama School of New School University in New York.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2004 with 310 to follow.
By United Press International

Graham veteran is new Clark camp head

WASHINGTON, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Paul Johnson, formerly manager of Florida Sen. Bob Graham's failed 2004 presidential bid, has taken the same post with Democrat Wesley Clark's campaign.

The Almanac

Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2003 with 257 to follow.
By United Press International

UPI's Capital Comment for March 6, 2003

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press International.

The Almanac

Today is Wednesday, March 5, the 64th day of 2003 with 301 to follow.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2003 with 309 to follow.
By United Press International

UPI's Capital Comment for Feb. 4, 2003

WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press I

UPI's Capital Comment for Nov. 15, 2002

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors, and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press
By United Press International

UPI Political Roundup

Presidents on the stump ... Lautenberg won't get all Torricelli's war chest ... a new low for Illinois politics ... a daily digest of national election and political news from United Press International.
AL SWANSON, United Press International

What U.S. newspapers are saying

U.S. newspaper editorial comment on issues of international interest.

Social Security reform: A better way

With the stock market in turmoil due to the various corporate accounting scandals, the idea advocated by President Bush of even partially privatizing Social Sec
PATRICK REDDY, Special to United Press International

Conservationists push fuel economy

DETROIT, June 12 (UPI) -- The Sierra Club, one of America's leading environmental organizations, says it's time for automakers to give consumers what they want -- cleaner and more fuel-e

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Commentary: The outsider's dream ticket

WASHINGTON, May 7 (UPI) -- President George Bush's approval numbers remain high, almost stratospheric, as the United States pursues military objectives in a war almost halfway around the
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

The Almanac

Today is Thursday, April 18, the 108th day of 2002 with 257 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its first quarter. There are no morning stars.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Tuesday, March 5, the 64th day of 2002 with 301 to follow. The moon is in its last quarter.
By United Press International

The Almanac

Today is Monday, Feb. 25, the 56th day of 2002 with 309 to follow. The moon is waxing, moving toward its full phase.
By United Press International
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