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"Ratzinger, who turned 78 on Saturday, was John Paul II's chief theological adviser for 20 years."
"German cardinal elected new pope." Associated Press. 20 April. CNN. 2 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/europe/04/19/pope.tuesday/>.
"The conclave of 115 cardinals had voted three times previously -- once Monday night and twice Tuesday morning -- before selecting the new pope."
"German cardinal elected new pope." Associated Press. 20 April. CNN. 2 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/europe/04/19/pope.tuesday/>.
"Pope John Paul II had decreed that white smoke be accompanied by the ringing of bells, to avoid a repeat of the confusion after his election in 1978." Chemicals were added to the ballots in order to make the smoke black or white.
"German cardinal elected new pope." Associated Press. 20 April. CNN. 2 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/europe/04/19/pope.tuesday/>.
"President Bush called Benedict 'a man of great wisdom and knowledge.'"
Benedict XVI calls for unification of Christians. 21 April. CNN. 2 May 2005. <http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/europe/04/20/pope.wednesday/?section=cnn_topstories>.
"The new pope served as archbishop of Munich, Germany, and since 1981 led the Sacred Congregation for the Doctrine of Faith, the office that oversees 'the doctrine on the faith and morals throughout the Catholic world,' according to the Vatican."
Benedict XVI calls for unification of Christians. 21 April. CNN. 2 May 2005. <http://www.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/europe/04/20/pope.wednesday/?section=cnn_topstories>.
"House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-Tex.) has dismissed questions about his ethics as partisan attacks, but revelations last week about his overseas travel and ties to lobbyists under investigation have emboldened Democrats and provoked worry among Republicans."
DeLay Ethics Allegations Now Cause of GOP Concern. Allen, Mike. 14 March. Washington Post. 2 May <http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A32389-2005Mar13.html>.
The ethics committee, formally known as the Committee on Standards of Official Conduct, is the only panel split evenly between Republicans and Democrats, giving the minority party leverage it does not have anywhere else in the House.
DeLay Ethics Allegations Now Cause of GOP Concern. Allen, Mike. 14 March. Washington Post. 2 May <http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A32389-2005Mar13.html>.
The issue on Tom Delay will have to resolved on the floor of the House according to Rep. Alan B. Mollohan (W.Va.), the committee's top Democrat.
DeLay Ethics Allegations Now Cause of GOP Concern. Allen, Mike. 14 March. Washington Post. 2 May <http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A32389-2005Mar13.html>.
"A Filibuster is the term used for an extended debate in the Senate which has the effect of preventing a vote."
C-SPAN Congressional Glossary. C-Span. 2 May <http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/legacylib/mlahcc.html/>.
"Senate rules contain no motion to force a vote. A vote occurs only once debate ends."
C-SPAN Congressional Glossary. C-Span. 2 May <http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/legacylib/mlahcc.html/>.
"The term comes from the early 19th century Spanish and Portuguese pirates, "filibusteros", who held ships hostage for ransom."
C-SPAN Congressional Glossary. C-Span. 2 May <http://honolulu.hawaii.edu/legacylib/mlahcc.html/>.
"HARDCOVER FICTION
Top 5 at a Glance
1. TRUE BELIEVER, by Nicholas Sparks
2. THE MERMAID CHAIR, by Sue Monk Kidd
3. THE DA VINCI CODE, by Dan Brown
4. REVENGE OF THE SITH, by Matthew Stover
5. NO PLACE LIKE HOME, by Mary Higgins Clark"
Best Sellers. April 2005. New York Times. 2 May <http://www.nytimes.com/pages/books/bestseller/>.
"HARDCOVER NONFICTION
Top 5 at a Glance
1. MY LIFE SO FAR, by Jane Fonda
2. THE WORLD IS FLAT, by Thomas L. Friedman
3. BLINK, by Malcolm Gladwell
4. FREAKONOMICS, by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
5. ON BULL----, by Harry G. Frankfurt"
Best Sellers. April 2005. New York Times. 2 May <http://www.nytimes.com/pages/books/bestseller/>.
"CHILDREN'S BOOKS
Top 5 at a Glance
1. RUNNY BABBIT, by Shel Silverstein
2. DR. ERNEST DRAKE'S DRAGONOLOGY, edited by Dugald A. Steer
3. THE DRAGONOLOGY HANDBOOK, edited by Dugald A. Steer
4. KITTEN'S FIRST FULL MOON, written and illustrated by Kevin Henkes
5. GIRLS HOLD UP THIS WORLD, by Jada Pinkett Smith. Photographs by Donyell Kennedy-McCullough"
Best Sellers. April 2005. New York Times. 2 May <http://www.nytimes.com/pages/books/bestseller/>.
"PAPERBACK FICTION
Top 5 at a Glance
1. THE KITE RUNNER, by Khaled Hosseini
2. NIGHTTIME IS MY TIME, by Mary Higgins Clark
3. FULL BLOOM, by Janet Evanovich and Charlotte Hughes
4. R IS FOR RICOCHET, by Sue Grafton
5. THERAPY, by Jonathan Kellerman"
Best Sellers. April 2005. New York Times. 2 May <http://www.nytimes.com/pages/books/bestseller/>.
"PAPERBACK NONFICTION
Top 5 at a Glance
1. THE TIPPING POINT, by Malcolm Gladwell
2. READING LOLITA IN TEHRAN, by Azar Nafisi
3. THE DEVIL IN THE WHITE CITY, by Erik Larson
4. GUNS, GERMS, AND STEEL, by Jared Diamond
5. THE BOOKSELLER OF KABUL, by Asne Seierstad"
Best Sellers. April 2005. New York Times. 2 May <http://www.nytimes.com/pages/books/bestseller/>.
"The top-seeded Heat advanced to the NBA quarter-finals for the second straight year and will have a week in Miami as they await the winner of the Chicago Bulls-Washington Wizards series."
Heat, Suns reach 2nd round of NBA playoffs. 2 May 2005. China View. 2 May 2005. <http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-05/02/content_2906852.htm>.
"The All-Star guard's [Wade] big series took the pressure off Shaquill O'Neal, who still is nursing a bruised thigh."
Heat, Suns reach 2nd round of NBA playoffs. 2 May 2005. China View. 2 May 2005. <http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-05/02/content_2906852.htm>.
"U.S. Army Pfc. Lynndie England -- the reservist whose image symbolized Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison scandal -- will plead guilty to reduced charges Monday for her alleged role in abusing detainees, said a spokesman at Fort Hood, Texas."
England expected to plead guilty to Abu Ghraib charges. Candiotti, Susan. 2 May 2005. CNN. 2 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/LAW/05/02/england.plea/index.html>.
"Under the plea agreement, the 22-year-old reservist from rural West Virginia could face a maximum prison term of 11 years, instead of more than 16 years, after pleading guilty to seven of the nine counts against her."
England expected to plead guilty to Abu Ghraib charges. Candiotti, Susan. 2 May 2005. CNN. 2 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/LAW/05/02/england.plea/index.html>.
"Determined to pressure wavering Republicans, an independent group is launching a costly ad campaign designed to make sure President Bush's conservative judicial nominees receive swift confirmation."
Ad blitz supporting Bush nominees. Associated Press. 2 May 2005. CNN. 2 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/05/02/judges.ads.ap/index.html>.
"Democrats blocked 10 of Bush's first-term appeals court nominees by filibuster, a parliamentary tactic that requires supporters to post 60 votes to advance to a final vote."
Ad blitz supporting Bush nominees. Associated Press. 2 May 2005. CNN. 2 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/05/02/judges.ads.ap/index.html>.
"The president renominated seven of the 10 after he won re-election. Democrats give every indication they are prepared to block some or all of them [court nominees]again on grounds they are too conservative to warrant lifetime appointments to the bench."
Ad blitz supporting Bush nominees. Associated Press. 2 May 2005. CNN. 2 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/05/02/judges.ads.ap/index.html>.
"A suburban Atlanta prosecutor said Sunday he would be less likely to bring charges against runaway bride Jennifer Wilbanks if authorities determine she left spontaneously rather than planning her disappearance."
Charges not ruled out for runaway bride. Molineaux, Charles. 2 May 2005. CNN. 2 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/05/01/wilbanks.found/index.html>.
"But a source briefed on the status of the investigation said Wilbanks had bought her cross-country bus ticket several days before she disappeared, and had also made advance arrangements for a ride to the bus station."
Charges not ruled out for runaway bride. Molineaux, Charles. 2 May 2005. CNN. 2 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/05/01/wilbanks.found/index.html>.
"For the cynical, it is easy to roll one’s eyes at the ethical allegations against DeLay and say that all congressmen play fast and loose with the rules."
Tom DeLay can be replaced. 3 May 2005. The Daily Astorian. 5 May 2005 <http://www.dailyastorian.info/Main.asp?SectionID=23&SubSectionID=392&ArticleID=24273>.
"...he advertises himself as a conservative Christian. He led a congressional attack on federal judges in the Terri Schiavo matter. That was a red meat issue for the right wing religious lobby, which made Schiavo’s life an emblem."
Tom DeLay can be replaced. 3 May 2005. The Daily Astorian. 5 May 2005 <http://www.dailyastorian.info/Main.asp?SectionID=23&SubSectionID=392&ArticleID=24273>.
"A ruthless player, DeLay has become symbolic of the religious right’s dominance of the congressional Republican Party."
Tom DeLay can be replaced. 3 May 2005. The Daily Astorian. 5 May 2005 <http://www.dailyastorian.info/Main.asp?SectionID=23&SubSectionID=392&ArticleID=24273>.
"There is still no agreement between Republicans and Democrats over President Bush's judicial nominations, and the filibuster debate threatens to rip apart the Senate."
Shuster, David. "Filibusters and our Founding Fathers." 3 May 2005. NBC. 4 May 2005 <http://msnbc.msn.com/id/7724818/>.
Rivalry and grudges, such as formed by the November 19th brawl are good for the NBA.
2005 NBA Playoffs. Burns, Marty. 9 May 2005. Sports Illustrated. 9 May 2005 <http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2005/basketball/nba/specials/playoffs/2005/05/08/fast.breaks/index.html>.
"...Monday night's second-round action might require a fire brigade. It begins in the East where the Pacers and Pistons (8 p.m. EST/TNT) resume their intense rivalry at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Mich., site of one of the worst player-fan incidents in U.S. pro sports history when the two teams brawled Nov. 19."
2005 NBA Playoffs. Burns, Marty. 9 May 2005. Sports Illustrated. 9 May 2005 <http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2005/basketball/nba/specials/playoffs/2005/05/08/fast.breaks/index.html>.
"Tony Parker, Spurs
He scored a game-high 29 points (on 11-of-18 shooting) and set the tone right away with his aggressive play en route to his team's Game 1 home romp over the Sonics. The 6-foot-2 point guard scored seven straight points, all on drives, to get the Spurs off to a 9-2 start."
2005 NBA Playoffs. Burns, Marty. 9 May 2005. Sports Illustrated. 9 May 2005 <http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2005/basketball/nba/specials/playoffs/2005/05/08/fast.breaks/index.html>.
"He [Tony Parker, Spurs] also had a nifty wraparound pass to Tim Duncan (22 points) for a dunk and hit a tricky runner off glass to end the half and send the Spurs to the locker room with a 62-35 lead. On defense, he limited Luke Ridnour to eight points and four assists."
2005 NBA Playoffs. Burns, Marty. 9 May 2005. Sports Illustrated. 9 May 2005 <http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2005/basketball/nba/specials/playoffs/2005/05/08/fast.breaks/index.html>.
"Somebody apparently forgot to tell them the second round began Sunday. Washington's reserve corps was outscored 36-5 by its Heat counterparts in Game 1, making the difference in a 105-86 loss at Miami."
2005 NBA Playoffs. Burns, Marty. 9 May 2005. Sports Illustrated. 9 May 2005 <http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2005/basketball/nba/specials/playoffs/2005/05/08/fast.breaks/index.html>.
"With the Spurs leading 41-26 in the second quarter, Sonics guard Ray Allen sprained his right ankle while taking Bruce Bowen to the rim on a drive."
2005 NBA Playoffs. Burns, Marty. 9 May 2005. Sports Illustrated. 9 May 2005 <http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2005/basketball/nba/specials/playoffs/2005/05/08/fast.breaks/index.html>.
Shortly after injuring his ankle, Sonics guard Ray Allen had to leave the game.
2005 NBA Playoffs. Burns, Marty. 9 May 2005. Sports Illustrated. 9 May 2005 <http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2005/basketball/nba/specials/playoffs/2005/05/08/fast.breaks/index.html>.
"If Allen and/or Radmanovic remain hobbled, Seattle could be in trouble -- especially if Rashard Lewis (19 points) struggles as much as he did for most of Game 1."
2005 NBA Playoffs. Burns, Marty. 9 May 2005. Sports Illustrated. 9 May 2005 <http://sportsillustrated.cnn.com/2005/basketball/nba/specials/playoffs/2005/05/08/fast.breaks/index.html>.
"...were being paid barely half the U.S. minimum hourly wage and were forced to live behind barbed wire in squalid shacks minus plumbing, work 12 hours a day, often seven days a week, without any of the legal protections U.S. workers are guaranteed, Murkowski wrote a bill to extend the protection of U.S. labor and minimum-wage laws to the workers in the U.S. territory of the Northern Marianas."
Creators Syndicate. "Inside Politics." The Real Scandal of Tom DeLay. 9 May 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/05/09/real.delay/index.html>.
"Today, Frank Murkowki is the governor of Alaska, but from 1980 to 2002, he was a conservative Republican senator from Alaska."
Creators Syndicate. "Inside Politics." The Real Scandal of Tom DeLay. 9 May 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/05/09/real.delay/index.html>.
Murkowki's conservatism was extreme; he received perfect 100s on his voting record from conservative groups and 0s from liberal groups.
Creators Syndicate. "Inside Politics." The Real Scandal of Tom DeLay. 9 May 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/05/09/real.delay/index.html>.
"Among the manufacturers that had profited from the un-free labor market on the island were Tommy Hilfiger USA, Gap, Calvin Klein and Liz Claiborne."
Creators Syndicate. "Inside Politics." The Real Scandal of Tom DeLay. 9 May 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/05/09/real.delay/index.html>.
"So compelling was the case for change the Alaska Republican marshaled that in early 2000, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed the Murkowski worker reform bill."
Creators Syndicate. "Inside Politics." The Real Scandal of Tom DeLay. 9 May 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/05/09/real.delay/index.html>.
Tom DeLay stopped Murkowski's bill from happening.
Creators Syndicate. "Inside Politics." The Real Scandal of Tom DeLay. 9 May 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/05/09/real.delay/index.html>.
"According to law firm records recently made public, lobbyist Jack Abramoff, paid millions to stop reform and keep the status quo, met personally at least two dozen times with DeLay on the subject in one two-year period. The DeLay staff was often in daily contact with Abramoff."
Creators Syndicate. "Inside Politics." The Real Scandal of Tom DeLay. 9 May 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/05/09/real.delay/index.html>.
"DeLay traveled with his family and staff over New Year's of 1997 on an Abramoff scholarship endowed by his client, the government of the territory, to the Marianas, where golf and snorkeling were enjoyed."
Creators Syndicate. "Inside Politics." The Real Scandal of Tom DeLay. 9 May 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/05/09/real.delay/index.html>.
"DeLay fully approved of the working and living conditions. The Texan's salute to the owners and Abramoff's government clients was recorded by ABC-TV News: "You are a shining light for what is happening to the Republican Party, and you represent everything that is good about what we are trying to do in America and leading the world in the free-market system".
Creators Syndicate. "Inside Politics." The Real Scandal of Tom DeLay. 9 May 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/POLITICS/05/09/real.delay/index.html>.
"I want people to start thinking critically about how these images affect black women today," said Jennings, a Spelman College alumnae and now a law student in New York."
Arce, Rose.
"Entertainment." Hip-hop portrayal of women protested. 4 March 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/03/03/hip.hop/index.html>.
Entertainment is giving the image of black women as being slutty and whore-ish, so they act that way.
Arce, Rose.
"Entertainment." Hip-hop portrayal of women protested. 4 March 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/03/03/hip.hop/index.html>.
"Jennings and other Spelman co-eds threatened to protest the event, and Nelly cancelled. The movement grew, and suddenly Jennings and her friends found themselves part of a national campaign called "Take Back the Music" -- sponsored by, and featured in the pages of, Essence magazine."
Arce, Rose.
"Entertainment." Hip-hop portrayal of women protested. 4 March 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/03/03/hip.hop/index.html>.
"The movement has sponsored two town-hall forums and had another planned for New York in March. It was also the topic of a National Public Radio program, and an ongoing column by Stanley Crouch, who writes for the New York Daily News."
Arce, Rose.
"Entertainment." Hip-hop portrayal of women protested. 4 March 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/03/03/hip.hop/index.html>.
"That sickness is becoming the psyche of young women. Who they are in this culture, where they fit, what their value is, or their lack of value, because if this is the only image that they see of themselves in a pseudo-glamorous way, meaning if they look at a fashion magazine there's no girl that looks like 'Tamico on the block' [an average black girl], but in the videos there is," she said. "But they see them in this one objectified way and it's hurting them."
Arce, Rose.
"Entertainment." Hip-hop portrayal of women protested. 4 March 2005. CNN. 9 May 2005 <http://www.cnn.com/2005/SHOWBIZ/Music/03/03/hip.hop/index.html>.