* Supreme Court rules on division of church and state with... surprising ambivalence.
* Bush administration decided mercury ain't that bad for us and the environment, after all.
* In a handbasket: Israel to expand settlements at an alarming rate.
* Hamdi gets a lawyer.
* Russia second to reject Kyoto protocol.
* Outdated "don't ask, don't tell" policy causes shortage of linguists. (Courtesy Dona Quixote.)