- Newsmaker: Argentina Spiraling Downwards - In Argentina, police stormed Cordoba's City Hall where rioting workers were trashing their offices. In Buenos Aires, tear gas and rubber bullets were used on looters who broke store windows to get food and clothing. Thomas Catan, Buenos Aires correspondent for The Financial Times, offers several causes for the collapsing economy of the "highly dollarized" nation and consequences for neighboring countries.
- Reporter's Notebook: FDNY Calendar Conundrum - For the past several years, the New York Fire Department has been featured in a tongue-in-cheek Firehouse Hunks calendar whose proceeds benefit charity. But three of next year's poster boys were among the 343 firefighters who died on September 11. Mei Fong, of The Wall Street Journal, reports that family and firefighters differ on whether the fallen American icons should be remembered as heroes or hunks.
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