Humurous Headlines

(From the Notebook pages of The New Republic 1995)

Study Finds Sex, Pregnancy Link
                 Cornell Daily Sun, December 7, 1995

Whatever Their motives, Moms Who Kill Kids still Shock Us
                Holland Sentinal, date unknown.

Survey Finds Dirtier Subways After Cleaning Jobs Were Cut
                 The New York Times, November 22

Larger Kangaroos Leap Farther, Researchers Find
                 The Los Angeles Times, November 2

'Light' meals are lower in fat, calories
                 Huntington Herald-Dispatch, November 30

Alcohol ads promote drinking
                 The Hartford Courant, November 18

Malls try to attract shoppers
                 The Baltimore Sun, October 22

Official: Only rain will cure drought
                 The Herald-News, Westpost, Massachusetts

Teen-age girls often have babies fathered by men
                 The Sunday Oregonian, September 24

Low Wages Said Key to Poverty
                 Newsday, July 11

Man shoots neighbour with machete
                 The Miami Herald, July 3

Tomatoes come in big, little, medium sizes
                 The Daily Progress, Charlottesville, Virginia, March 30

Dirty-Air Cities Far Deadlier Than Clean Ones, Study Shows
                 The New York Times, March 10

Man Run Over by Freight Train Dies
                 The Los Angeles Times, March 2

Scientists see quakes in L.A. future
                 The Oregonian, January 28

Wachtler tells graduates that life in jail is demeaning
                 The Buffalo News, February 26

Free Advice: Bundle up when out in the cold
                 Lexington Herald-Leader, January 26

Prosecution paints O.J. as a wife-killer
                 Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel, January 25

Economist uses theory to explain economy
                 Collinsville Herald-Journal, February 8

Bible church's focus is the Bible
                 Saint Augustine Record, Florida, December 3, 1994

Clinton pledges restraint in use of nuclear weapons
                 Cedar Rapids Gazette, April 6

Discoveries: Older blacks have edge in longevity
                 The Chicago Tribune, March 5

Court Rules Boxer Shorts Are Indeed Underwear
                 Journal of Commerce, April 20

Biting nails can be sign of tenseness in a person
                 The Daily Gazette of Schenectady, New York, May 2

Lack of brains hinders research
                 The Columbus Dispatch, April 16

How we feel about ourselves is the core of self-esteem, says author Louise Hart
                 Boulder, Colorado, Sunday Camera, February 5

Fish lurk in streams
                 Rochester, New York, Democrat & Chronicle, January 29

Deaf mute gets new hearing in killing.

Police begin campaign to run down jaywalkers.

Two convicts evade noose, jury hung.

Quarter of a million Chinese live on water.

Farmer bill dies in house.

Iraqi head seeks arms.

Queen Mary having bottom scraped.

Panda mating fails - veterinarian takes over.

NJ judge to rule on nude beach.

Dr. Ruth to talk about sex with newspaper editors.

Poverty Linked to Inequality of Wealth
                Gainesville, Fla., Sun