November 12th, 2007

News

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No, seriously. "As Congress debates new rules for government eavesdropping, a top intelligence official says it is time that people in the United States change their definition of privacy."

How to thank a veteran today.

CAN'T TRUST THAT DAY:
* "With at least 16 current and former members of Congress under investigation and congressional committees issuing two dozen subpoenas to current and former administration officials, there has never been a better time to take a scandalous tour of Washington."
* Wait, Mazola? The story about Bush's evangelical conversion - and how it differs from the one in his book.
* "Thompson's candidacy is this year's Wes Clark... and an object lesson for future latecomers."
* "Other things being equal... youngsters who have consensual sex in their early-teen or even preteen years are, if anything, less likely to engage in delinquent behavior later on."
* How staph overcomes the body's natural defenses.
* Will the DNA Era give rise to a new prejudice?
* "Carbon dating tests and excavation of a colorful pre-Incan temple indicate that it was built thousands of years ago by an advanced civilization."
* Hollywood's long road to Love in the Time of Cholera
* When does a band become a brand?
* Huh. Tom Stoppard's new work on the 70's band that changed the face of... Czechoslovakia.

Sixty years in twelve photos. Also, a photohistory of the soldier over the past century.