- 3,438 civilians killed in Iraq last month — the bloodiest of the war for noncombattants.
- Meeting with Middle East experts about Iraq, Bush indicates he has no plans to change course.
- Wal-Mart takes aim at Democratic hopefuls in Iowa.
- Jimmy Carter's son easily wins Nevada Senate primary.
- Recent booster Bill Clinton joins Joe Lieberman's critics: "His position is the Bush-Cheney-Rumsfeld position."
[With Brendan Fitzgibbons]