Monthly Archives: January 2007

Skin tone affects earnings – Race in America

  Study: Immigrants’ skin tone affects earnings Those with lighter skin make more money; height also factors in THE BIG PICTURE • Decide for yourself where the struggle still stands (broadband only)   Updated: 7:13 p.m. ET Jan 26, 2007 … Continue reading

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TENNIS -Serena Williams crushs Sharapova in Aussie final

  Williams cruises to victory in Aussie final Associated Press Posted: 10 minutes ago   MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) – Serena Williams won her eighth and most improbable Grand Slam title, overwhelming top-seeded Maria Sharapova 6-1, 6-2 in the Australian Open … Continue reading

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Afghanistan won’t spray heroin fields

  Bucking U.S., Afghanistan won’t spray heroin Karzai reportedly would spray fields in 2008 if harvest doesn’t decline Slide show • Afghanistan todayView images, including the heroin culture, that chronicle the state of the country today, five years after the U.S.-led … Continue reading

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DNA exonerations put heat on Texas county

  DNA exonerations raise issues in Texas county 12th person cleared in Dallas County, more than most states James Waller, second from left, composes himself after addressing the court in Dallas, Texas, on Wednesday. He had just been exonerated in … Continue reading

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Somalia shuts down broadcasters

  Somalia shuts down broadcasters There are several different radio stations in Somalia Somalia’s main broadcasters have been ordered to close, shortly after the interim president set up a new team to end the "chaos" in the capital. Three top … Continue reading

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Lung cancer vaccine to be tested

  Lung cancer vaccine to be tested Lung cancer can be difficult to treat A large-scale trial to test a vaccine against the most common form of lung cancer has been launched. More than 1,300 patients worldwide will help test … Continue reading

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Indian FM set for Pakistan talks

  Indian FM set for Pakistan talks This is Mr Mukherjee’s first visit to Pakistan India’s foreign minister is due in Islamabad on Saturday for weekend talks with Pakistani leaders. Pranab Mukherjee’s two-day visit is ostensibly to invite President Pervez … Continue reading

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