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"I've waited 16 years for this moment. It's hard for me to express my emotions right now. It's beyond happiness."
HOANG TRAN, one of 229 refugees from the Vietnam War who arrived in the U.S. last week as part of a plan to resettle the nearly 1,600 stateless Vietnamese who have been living in camps in the Philippines since 1989

"We can all pitch in by being better conservers."
GEORGE W. BUSH, U.S. President, announcing that federal workers are being encouraged to carpool or use mass transit in light of back-to-back hurricanes disrupting the country's...

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