Susan H. Greenberg

The Hell Of Addiction

In the new U.S. thriller "Traffic," just opening on international screens, Michael Douglas plays Ohio judge Robert Wakefield, a Scotch-drinking conservative who is named the new U.S. drug czar.

Time To Plan Your Life

When Katherine Goldstein was growing up in the suburbs of Washington, D.C., her mom, an artist, was usually home waiting for her after school. Goldstein, now 26, is grateful that her mother was around.

Embracing The Outlets

It's a gray weekday in mid-November, but Nicolas Sarlandie and Benedicte Poissons are aglow with the thrill of a successful bargain hunt. The pair traveled two hours by car from Paris southeast to Troyes to peruse the 82 shops of the McArthur Glen factory-outlet mall, which offers steep discounts on outdated merchandise by designers like Versace, Armani and Ralph Lauren.

The Ultimate Power Lunch

Amid world-class gridlock, in-your-face security and scattered protests, some 150 government leaders convened in New York last week for the Millennium Summit, an unprecedented extravaganza at the United Nations to address the world's most urgent problems.

The Crash Of Flight 072

For Hishama Al-Husseini, bureaucracy turned out to be a blessing. The 27-year-old Egyptian Arabic-language teacher was set to board Gulf Air Flight 072 so he could report for work in Bahrain.

The Karate Generation

Vincent Almeroth tried gymnastics. He tried soccer, basketball and baseball, too. But the 11-year-old from Glenview, Ill., is dyslexic, which made it difficult for him to focus on the playing field.

Play And Pray

It's Easter time at the American Martyrs Roman Catholic Church in Manhattan Beach, Calif., and the Sunday school is hopping. About 350 preschoolers, many sporting freshly crayoned bunny ears, are bouncing about the school hall while their parents attend mass.

Found In America

Eiko Morokuma has moved to the United States with her husband--twice. The first time, in 1964, it took her many years to adjust. Her husband, Keiji, was doing a post-doctorate in chemistry at Columbia University, and she was stuck at home with a young son.

Mozambique's Tragedy

The torrential rains began three weeks ago. Yet few outsiders took notice of Mozambique's dangerously rising waters until last week, when it was already too late.

So Many Causes, So Little Time

Celebrities have long lent their names and checkbooks to their favorite charity organizations. Not all have shared Bono's savvy and smarts, but they have nonetheless helped raise awareness of--and donations to--a wide variety of causes.

Pressing The Flesh Online

It was nearly 10 p.m. on the night before Germany's national elections last fall. Jorg Tauss, a Social Democrat who was fighting to win a second term to the Bundes-tag, stopped by his office to tidy up.

Selling The Sun

Chris Danks is ready. The grass on his Cornwall farm has been neatly mowed. Bright blue plastic pipes carry water to several portable trailers housing toilets, showers and a communal kitchen.

Hatred In London

It was the start of the long may Day weekend in London, and Soho's streets were jammed with tourists, shoppers, diners and drinkers reveling in the balmy weather and the prospect of a three-day break.

Beyond The Blues

After Randy Berman gave birth to Jordan five years ago, she couldn't understand why she was so miserable. She had a beautiful, healthy son. Yet she felt hopeless and anxious and couldn't sleep or sit still.

Nursing Trouble

Sue Anderson always assumed she would breast-feed. She knew about the health benefits of breast milk for babies, and she looked forward to sharing the close physical bond.

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