New study finds respiratory problems in children post-Katrina.
Stop-loss orders increase dramatically.
* Gah. On the ground in Beruit.
* The next big story: McCain pushed for land deal that benefited his biggest backer.
* David Ignatius on the election and the Iranian wildcard.
* Eugene Robinson on Clinton and the race card.
* Howard Kurtz on the media and the day Clinton lost.
* Chris Cillizza updates the veepstakes.
* The Fact-Checker: just how unpopular is Bush, anyways?
* DC patrol officers to get assault rifles? Magnificent.
* Heh. Rethinking the MLK memorial to make sure it isn't 'too totalitarian.'
Your BBC headline of the day: Great tits cope well with warming