Charges against two Somali-Americans have revealed an investigation stretching from Minnesota to Somalia. It raises questions about the reach of militant Islam and the reach of al Qaeda. Also, a Senate Committee approves the healthcare reform bill, and America's Episcopal Church has ended a moratorium on ordaining gay and lesbian bishops. What will that men to Anglicans worldwide?
Banner image: Somali soldiers celebrate after capturing a stronghold of Islamic militants in Sinay district in Mogadishu Somalia on July 12. Photo: Mohamed Dahir/AFP/Getty Images