"9/11 Mastermind" On Trial: Guantanamo detainee and self-proclaimed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed will finally get a trial—and in New York, no less.
10 Lane Bridge? Transportation planners propose cutting the planned Columbia River Crossing down from 12 lanes to 10, but will the politicians approve?
Top White House Counsel Quits: Gregory Craig (...ory) supposedly quit over questions of whether he has mishandled closing GITMO.
Going Rogue: Juicy tidbits from Sarah Palin's soon-to-debut historical fiction memoir, including that McCain made her pay $50,000 for her own vetting.
How to Fix Afghanistan: Give money to the villages that need it, rather than the corrupt central government.
Detroit is in Ruin: One reporter's story of a murder shows a city and criminal justice system that has fallen apart.
Zoo Snafu: An independent audit shows the Oregon zoo mishandled construction projects and over-spent their budgets. Someone's got some 'splaining to do.
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