What happened on January 15, 2006
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Mexico's burden Sergio Munoz, Sergio Munoz is a Times editorial writer and a citizen of both Mexico and the United States.
Double-A battery Joel Pett, Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Lexington Herald-Leader. His work also appears in USA Today.
Double-A battery -- Joel Pett, Joel Pett is the Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist of the Lexington Herald-Leader. His work also appears in USA Today
It's no joke anymore Ariel Dorfman's latest books are "Desert Memories" and "Burning City," a novel written with his youngest son, Joaquin.
The myth that shapes Bush's world Mark Helprin, Mark Helprin is a senior fellow of the Claremont Institute. His novels include "A Soldier of the Great War" and "Winter's Tale." A version of this article will appear in the forthcoming issue of the Claremont Review of Books.
There goes the rug Jacob S. Hacker, JACOB S. HACKER, a Yale University political scientist and fellow at the New America Foundation, is the author of the forthcoming "The Great Risk Shift: The New Economic Insecurity -- And What Can Be Done About It."
The fine print in Google's plan Jack Romanos, JACK ROMANOS is president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster Inc.
Running out of runway Carol Mithers and Cathy Larson, Carol Mithers is a journalist. Cathy Larson chairs the Friends of Sunset Park Airport Committee.
Above the border Dennis Michelini, DENNIS MICHELINI is a pilot for U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
How true? A ratings code for memoirs Roy Peter Clark, Roy Peter Clark teaches writing at the Poynter Institute, a school for journalists in St. Petersburg, Fla. He is the author of "Writing Tools," to be published later this year by Little, Brown.
Falling down on the job on labor coverage Peter Dreier, Peter Dreier is professor of politics and director of the urban and environmental policy program at Occidental College.
High times Judith Freeman, Judith Freeman's most recent novel is "Red Water."
Journey's end David J. Garrow, David J. Garrow, a senior fellow at Homerton College, Cambridge, is the author of "Bearing the Cross," a Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
The universe in a nutshell Jonathan Kirsch, Jonathan Kirsch, a contributing writer for Book Review, is the author of the forthcoming "A History of the End of the World: How the Most Controversial Book in the Bible Changed the Course of Western Civilization."
The case of the innocent man Merle Rubin, Merle Rubin is a contributing writer to Book Review.
Thinking globally, acting locally D.J. Waldie, D. J. Waldie is the author of "Where We Are Now: Notes From Los Angeles."
Family ties Natalie Danford, Natalie Danford is co-editor of the Best New American Voices series, which showcases emerging writers.
Now the real digging begins Sonja Bolle, Sonja Bolle is a freelance book editor. She reviews children's books for Newsday.