December 16th, 2006


(no subject)

On this day in 1950, Truman proclaimed a national state of emergency in order to fight "Communist imperialism."

* Detailing the CIA's post-9/11 activities.
* Florida halts executions after botched lethal injection. Meanwhile, a federal judge in California declares lethal injections unconstitutional.
* Abbas calls for new elections in Palestine.
* Interpreting the census data.
* Was Litvinenko killed over a dossier?
* Saving Kazakhstan with iodized salt?
* Taking a new look at the French and Indian War.
* Famed book publisher Judith Regan fired over the O.J. Simpson debacle.
* "First cloned cat has kittens"