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ALTOONA, PA. Obama ribbed over low score at a bowling-alley campaign stop

NEW DELHI India, on the brink of a food crisis, bans the export of nonbasmati rice

ERG ZNAIGUI, MOROCCO Grueling 243-km Sand Marathon begins

STONEHENGE Archaeologists start rare dig

WASHINGTON Bush booed as he throws Nationals' first pitch

DEFENSE SPENDING

The Cost of War

Waging battle is an expensive business--and it's getting more so. The U.S. Government Accountability Office's report on Pentagon spending details budget overruns on 72 vehicles and weapons systems owing to expensive redesigns or inefficient project management. As a result, the overall price tag of the...

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