All the News That Fits...Offshore Drilling, a Pentagon Coverup, and Rehabbing Mel Gibson

  • Members and staff of the 9/11 Commission concluded that the Pentagon deceived, perhaps criminally, the commission and the public over its early response to the 2001 terrorist attacks.
  • Iraqi President Jalal Talabani claims Iraqi forces will take over security in all the provinces of Iraq by the end of this year.
  • The Senate approves offshore oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico. The House calls for even more drilling in protected waters.
  • A nephew of Montana Senator Max Baucus dies in Iraq.
  • Al Franken's plan for rehabilitating Mel Gibson.

[With Brendan Fitzgibbons]