PMMJ (cheetahmaster) wrote,

"In the anxious months after the Sept. 11 attacks, the National Security Agency began sending a steady stream of telephone numbers, e-mail addresses and names to the F.B.I. in search of terrorists. The stream soon became a flood, requiring hundreds of agents to check out thousands of tips a month. But virtually all of them, current and former officials say, led to dead ends or innocent Americans."

Forensic experts tracking the bomb makers in Iraq.

Good read: Andrew Cohen on the ramifications of yesterday's right to die ruling by the Supreme Court.


* Supreme Court sends back New Hampshire abortion case on technicality.
* Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Michael Fortier to be set free.
* A big hole in the new campaign finance reform proposal.
* Tokyo Stock Exchange shuts down to stop price spiral.
* Activist group in Britain plotted to kidnap Tony Blair's son.
* Maryland legislature raises minimum wage over Ehrlich's veto.
* Ehrlich proposes spending hike.
* How to overhaul DC libraries?
* Whither the Tappan Zee?
* Most dangerous part of a hospital stay? Radiology.
* Hospitals catching the brunt of the meth epidemic.
* Japanese to build first maglev elevator.
* Tracking the genetic ancestors of an Irish king, long thought mythical.
* "What's easy to forget in all this is the fact that Hollywood - with a lead time of well over a year when it comes to making a major film - generally follows, but does not lead, cultural and political trends."

William Shatner sells his kidney stone for $25,000. No, seriously.

Today's headline: Delhi court ban on errant monkeys

Hee. Fame Audit... of Brangelina's future baby.

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