Hahaha, whoops! When the Bush administration said $400 billion before the Medicare drug benefit vote, what they meant was actually upwards of $720 billion. Now that the vote passed. What a wacky mixup!
"Baltimore is in line for the title of deadliest big city in the nation, with a homicide rate three times greater than Los Angeles."
* Vote suppression conviction: Republican sentenced for jamming Democrat phone lines on election day.
* Former CIA official discusses shipping prisoners to other countries to be tortured.
* Attempting to rebuild Fallujah.
* "Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts are now showing up in the nation's homeless shelters."
* Aid worker discusses the tsunami survivors' recovery, six weeks later.
* Great. Rove gets promoted to deputy staff chief.
* Hastert, DeLay, and the 'ethics' committee.
* Nicholas Kristof talks about those two forbiddenn words: North Korea.
* Funny how no one is mentioning the new Palestinian leader is visiting both Washington DC *and* Iran.
* New University of Maryland center to study the mindset of terrorists.
* Air Force holds space-based war game.
* New budget would shake up TSA dramatically. Also, Amtrak chief blasts lack of funding. But it's OK, rich people don't take trains.
* Gay-themed high school play causes trouble in Virginia.
* Virginia also makes headlines for its bill against low-riding pants. (Courtesy missmeridian.)
* Diamond planets.
* ABC considers revamping Nightline - maybe without Koppel.
* DVD review: "When Miami Vice debuted in 1984, there was nothing else on TV quite like it."
* Ralph Macchio discusses his legacy as the Karate Kid.
One man's culinary quest for the perfect pho.