- Newsmaker: Supreme Court to Consider Executing Mentally Retarded Killers - Spurred, perhaps, by a growing national consensus, the Supreme Court has agreed to revisit its 1989 ruling which permitted the execution of mentally retarded murderers. David Pike, of the Los Angeles Daily Journal, assesses the potential impact of a case which has long divided the court and could change the face of the death penalty for years to come.
- Reporter's Notebook: Bush Speech - President Bush gave a major address in Michigan today to bolster support for his economic plan and get ahead of critics who say his strategy isn't aggressive enough to combat the current slowdown. CNN's Bill Schneider says the upbeat Bush's expressed confidence in his plan to stimulate a "winded but strong" American economy.
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