The Supreme Court kicks off their fall season with a batch of denied appeals. Mark Thompson looks at the agenda for the new session.
Dealing with rising real estate prices and stagnant incomes.
* Dan Froomkin on the meeting Rice can't remember. Good stuff.
* "The Dept. of Defense's normal tension between civilian and military has degenerated under Rumsfeld."
* The proposed border fence with Mexico called impractical. Well, duh.
* Abu aardvark, on those elusive "Arab moderates".
* Dick Polman on the administration's interpretation of Woodward.
* Do Republicans not weather scandal as well as Democrats? John Nicols examined the Republican state of denial.
* The rebuilding of New Orleans means they can try something different with creating the education system from the ground up.
* Science investigates the out-of-body experience.
* Fox News vs. The World
* Computer-animated movies lose their luster.
* Dyson invents the future of hand-drying.
Two Americans win the 2006 Nobel Prize in physics for work that helped cement the big-bang theory of the universe. (One's even a local boy.)
Stephen King on the writing life.
The EW.com staff fesses up to hyped movies that they just didn't get.