"There should no longer be any doubt about the health effects of the World Trade Center. Our patients are sick."
On the ground, with the new Taliban.
Dan Froomkin: "Instead of giving al-Qaeda's leader the attention he craves, President Bush ought to be embarrassed that the mass murderer remains at large."
* Excellent! Democrats push for no-confidence vote on Rumsfeld.
* Justice Kennedy, please, please stay healthy. I don't know how many more Bush appointees we can take.
* LATimes editorial on the Congress giving up on immigration reform. And it turns out Lou Dobbs has something to say about it.
* Having contractors handle military recruiting? What could possibly go wrong?
* Why Congress must stand up to the administration.
* Good news for Florida's Democrats: Katherine Harris won the Republican primary.
* For heavens sake, if you're a former professional athlete, don't join the military.
* On the debut of Katie Couric and the commercialization of the evening news. Plus, an in-depth review by Howard Kurtz.
* David Lynch given lifetime achievement award at the Venice Film Festival. Feel free to write your own punchline.
From Benjamin Franklin to Superman: inside Steve Geppi's new Entertainment Museum in Baltimore.
Everything is coming up roses for John Hodgman, resident genius.