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All the News That Fits. . . Do-Nothing Congress Backs Interrogations, Then Builds a Fence and More

  • The George Bush vision for detainee justice prevails in the Senate. Partisans furiously debate America’s role among nations, with wide implications for November and beyond. Arlen Specter proposes narrowly rejected Habeas Corpus amendment. On warrantless wiretapping, House offers mild resistance, leaves much to be settled for post-election season.
  • Can your huddled masses climb? Senate advances on final vote to construct 700-mile fence along the southern border’s most porous zones. Vicente Fox and other dignitaries voice objection to the easily-scaleable’unwelcome’ mat.
  • Episcopal leaders around the world denounce the century-old church’s impending schism over New Hampshire’s openly gay Bishop.
  • Bob Woodward’s new book depicts a White House divided to the point of ineffectuality. Rumsfeld impedes pre-9/11 efforts to develop capturing scheme for Osama bin Laden; Barbara and George H.W. speak disapprovingly of decision to invade; Powell calls for Rumsfeld resignation, and no one expects the insurgency.
  • With his list worth many millions if not billions, Craig Newmark won’t sell out Craigslist: “If you’re living comfortably, what’s the point of having more?”

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