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HOT AIRNESS Everyone's got a Michael Jordan un-retiring rumor—Sports Illustrated, Washington Wizards' owner Abe Pollin, even golf buddy Mario Lemieux—and he's been playing some pickup ball. But why would M.J. diminish his legend just so the Wizards can lose by fewer points?

Bush pick for AIDS czar becomes first openly gay Republican presidential appointee. Strange, John Ashcroft always seemed like such a cheerful guy
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