* Good read: 'The cultural third rails of race and sexuality.'
* Changing our approach (again) in Afghanistan.
* Health care: Bob Herbert isn't pleased with the current direction of the reforms. My new hero is Barney Frank. And what about the protesters carrying guns?
* Controversial Oklahoma abortion law overturned.
* "Let's face it: Americans are stupid."
* Fighting for a place on the endangered species list.
* No, CSI isn't real: the 'shaky science' of forensics.
* Top Chef is back. Meet the season six contestants. And catching up with six past favorites.
* WeeklyCrisis.com follows up on its top 10 must read creators.