PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,
PMMJ
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On this day in 1957, with 300 United States Army troops standing guard, nine black children were escorted to Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, days after unruly white crowds had forced them to withdraw.

Amina Laawal's stoning sentence overturned in Nigeria.

shannonlj, as predicted, BAM. Even the House gets things right once in a while.

MORE NEWS:
* Is it possible Moussaoui cannot receive a fair trial?
* Must read: The President's bubble.
* Thomas Friedman on poverty and terrorism.
* Howard Kurtz on the Sacramento debate.
* Israeli reservist pilots standing up. No, doesn't mean much, but it's a symbolic gesture nonetheless. The Israeli general's comment of 'only following orders' strikes me as particularly ironic.
* Compassionate conservatism? Bush relaxes regulation in nursing home care.
* Priceless stolen treasure located in Iraq. (Courtesy Baldur.)
* Years of Dr. Who couldn't do it, but the recent scandals are ruining the BBC's credibility.
* Thanks once again to Callico for the hottest news from Norway.
* 360 degree panoramic photography project.

And finally, the Artic's largest ice shelf splits. (Courtesy Iceman, who found the URL the same day I heard it on NPR.) This is bad news, you know. Luckily, the administration doesn't care.
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