All the News That Fits. . . Pentagon's Quagmire Plans, Cali Bringing Treason Back and More

  • Pessimistic Pentagon plans include no troop withdrawal until 2010.
  • For the first time since the Second World War, American courts indict a man for treason. Twenty-eight-year-old al-Qaeda agent of Californian origins faces the death penalty, if the FBI can find him.
  • New Orleans officials say the airline industry's reluctance to fully service their city is keeping away large conventions and big money tourism.
  • "Out of Control," "Ridiculous," "Goofy." Those are adjectives the former second-in-command of the Faith-Based Initiatives office says the Bush Administration privately uses to discuss evangelical Christians — a base Karl Rove refers to as "the nuts." Soon-to-be-released tell-all book describes a White House that uses departments of government and taxpayer's money to mobilize the religious vote, while merely feigning piety itself.
  • For the book version of An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore wins a literary prize. NBC to broadcast the awards show.