Confronting Taliban, Pakistan Finds Itself at War

PESHAWAR, Pakistan - War has come to Pakistan, not just as terrorist bombings, but as full-scale battles, leaving Pakistanis angry and dismayed as the dead, wounded and displaced turn up right on their doorstep.

As Need Grows, County Bus Service Lags

Taking the bus in Westchester is no simple matter. Land use patterns, topography and suburban mind-sets keep many behind the wheel.

Bailout Plan Wins Approval; Democrats Vow Tighter Rules

Even as President Bush signed the $700 billion economic bailout into law, lawmakers said it was only a first step and pledged to make a sweeping overhaul of financial regulation.

Swapping Land for a Road to Somewhere Divides Alaskans

ANCHORAGE - Among the many bills Congress is considering before it recesses for the November elections is a proposed land swap between the State of Alaska and the federal government that would allow a gravel road to be built through a remote national wildlife refuge.