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'It's never too late to honor the dead.' TONI MORRISON, at the dedication of her "bench by the road," a memorial for the millions of African slaves who entered the U.S. at Sullivan's Island, S.C.

'This is going to make it extraordinarily difficult for whoever's going to become President--I don't care who the President is.' KENT CONRAD, U.S. Senate Budget Committee chairman, on the Bush Administration's $482 billion projected budget deficit--a record

MY OTHER RIDE IS A SPACESHIP.

MESSAGE on the airplane used by Richard Branson to reach the Mojave Desert, where the British billionaire unveiled the craft (right) that would...

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