October

Death on the border: Autumn brings no respite on desert

Tuesday was the first day of autumn. Even in the sun-baked Southwest, this signals a weather change. The days are still killing hot – daytime temperature on the floor of the desert can still reach 190 degrees, a temperature at which flesh cooks and bodies turn to dust.

Deceit and dirty tricks on Iraq

Accusations that the White House illegally leaked information to stifle dissent over its Iraq war policy are the latest in a series of charges that the administration used deceit and dirty tricks to sell the Iraq war.

International notes

Israel: Pilots refuse to commit war crimes / Bolivia: Big demos vs. gas export plan / Canada: Gays protected by anti-hate laws / Liberia: UNICEF launches emergency appeal / Poland: Miners protest restructuring