July 9th, 2007

News

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"President Bush directed two former aides today to defy congressional subpoenas and refuse to testify about the dismissals of nine U.S. attorneys, asserting executive privilege for the second time in two weeks amid rising partisan tensions between the White House and Capitol Hill."

"Are the latest incidents enough to push China toward its own Progressive Era?"

MONDAY, MONDAY:
* 'White House's failure to fill top leadership posts has created a "gaping hole" in U.S. preparedness for a terrorist attack, congressional report says.'
* Alpha Company makes a dangerous trek to honor a fallen comrade.
* The Post is starting a new blog concerning the 2008 elections and the 'religion-industrial complex.'
* 'Antidepressants are the most commonly prescribed drugs in the U.S.'
* Six-toed Hemingway cats win court case.
* Superman Returns sequel delayed.

Top read: The Boy on the Bus by Joel Achenbach
'Growing up in 1970s Florida, I was a small cog In America's grand integration project. We thought it worked. Did it?'