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In '04 FBI interview, Cheney seemed hazy on events surrounding CIA leak

In '04 FBI interview, Cheney seemed hazy on events surrounding CIA leak

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Dick Cheney told the FBI in 2004 he had no idea who leaked to the news media that Valerie Plame, wife of a Bush administration critic, worked for the CIA.

October 31, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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Overconfidence: Business, government fatal conceit

Humans are overconfident creatures. Ninety-four percent of college professors believe they are above average teachers, and 90 percent of drivers believe they are above average behind the wheel. Researchers Paul J.H. Schoemaker and J. Edward Russo gave computer executives quizzes on their ind…

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Around the N ati o n

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

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Afghanistan a slippery slope for Obama, US

WASHINGTON

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2 wayward pilots tell investigators their laptops occupied them

WASHINGTON — Not sleeping, the pilots say. They were engrossed in a complicated new crew-scheduling program on their laptop computers as their plane flew past its Minneapolis landing by 150 miles — a cockpit violation of airline policy that could cost them their licenses.

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Airliner-cockpit napping called common, beneficial

MINNEAPOLIS — Charles Lindbergh famously fell asleep while crossing the Atlantic, and despite strict federal rules against it, experienced airline pilots say it's not uncommon to sneak a nap inside the cockpit.

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Investigators searching for answers to Northwest jetliner's bizarre flight

Investigators searching for answers to Northwest jetliner's bizarre flight

WASHINGTON — Were the pilots distracted? Catching up on their sleep? Federal investigators struggled to determine what the crew members of a Northwest Airlines jetliner were doing at 37,000 feet as they sped 150 miles past their Minneapolis destination and military jets readied to chase them…

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Cheney raises ire of White House

WASHINGTON — The White House on Thursday forcefully rejected criticism from former Vice President Dick Cheney and other Republicans that President Obama's Afghanistan decision is taking too long.

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Senate approves transfer of Gitmo inmates for trials

WASHINGTON — President Obama won a modest victory Tuesday in his continuing effort to close the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba, allowing the government to continue to transfer detainees at the facility to the U.S. to be prosecuted.

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Letters to the editor

Breastfeeding moms should cover up

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Right won't rebound by being petulant

Evidently some people were disappointed that Dick Cheney didn't receive the Nobel Peace Prize, and believe me, I sympathize — I thought Philip Roth should've gotten the literature prize instead of that grumpy Romanian lady with the severe hair.

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Letters to the editor

The following letters are in response to the Oct. 10 article "Obama says winning Nobel Peace Prize is surprising, humbling."

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'Truthers' have no place serving in White House

WASHINGTON

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Cheney: Holder's investigation of CIA 'outrageous political act'

Cheney: Holder's investigation of CIA 'outrageous political act'

WASHINGTON — Former Vice President Richard Cheney on Sunday condemned the Justice Department's decision to investigate suspected CIA prisoner abuses, reiterated his claim that enhanced interrogation techniques worked in revealing terror plots, and indicated that he may not cooperate with the…

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