May 11th, 2006

Scorpion

(no subject)

"The National Security Agency has been secretly collecting the phone call records of tens of millions of Americans, using data provided by AT&T, Verizon and BellSouth."
-USAToday (and here too.)

"Five times in the past five years, Republicans brought medical malpractice limits to the floor - and five times they lost. Yesterday, they brought two more medical malpractice bills to the floor and, to nobody's surprise, lost twice more."
-Dana Milbank

A shining example of democracy in action, the Iraqi parliament shuts down over a fistfight about a ringtone. No, seriously.

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British fertility clinics now allowed to screen embryos for cancer-risk genes.

Fametracker's fame audit of Jonathan Rhys Meyers.