Nicholas Kristof on what we (from the man on the street to the President) should be doing about the worsening situation in Darfur.
Well, duh: National Guard reports a serious drop in enlistment.
David Ignatius explains how Iran is winning in Iraq.
Maureen Dowd on how Rumsfeld can afford more armor for the troops - corporate sponsorship.
Dick Meyer on the perfect storm scenario for Social Security reform.
Where the U.S. sees progress, residents of Baghdad's Sadr City see suffering.
* The CIA has a secret prison in Guantanamo.
* Brit court strikes down their anti-terror law.
* The rule of law vs. the rule of the gun in Somalia</a>.
* Bush looks to freeze domestic spending next year.
* Howard Kurtz sees an open season on Rumsfeld, plus further coverage of Kerik-gate, and much more.
* Tina Brown describes Kerik as "Giuliani's warped reflection,' and how the whole scandal should take Rudy down a couple pegs.
* Citing their changing culture, Japan considers allowing female monarchs.
* Prostitutes and sex workers get organized.
* New report shows charter schools not performing as well as public schools. The Post sees problems in comparing traditional public schools and charter schools.
* Freak storm in France kills six.
* Using a pacemaker to stop epilepsy deaths.
* Video game ratings system? Yeah, everyone ignores it.
* Disney launches TV channels in India.
Posted elsewhere, but an instant classic: "Canada goes to pot: Legal pot? Legal gay marriage? Universal health care? What's next, free porn and candy?"
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