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BIRTH OF A NATION It took years of struggle in the jungle and many more as a political prisoner in Indonesia, but East Timor's favorite son finally reached the presidency after an overwhelming victory at the polls. Now Xanana Gusmão faces his most difficult task: building a country from scratch

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"I'm not saying it's safe for humans. I'm not saying it's unsafe for humans. All I'm saying is that it makes hermaphrodites of frogs."
TYRONE B. HAYES,
a University of California researcher, on a study's conclusion that male...

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