- Newsmaker: Controversial Srebrenica Memorial - There was tight security in Srebrenica today, as thousand gathered to dedicate a memorial to one of the worst massacres in modern history. It was the 1995 slaughter of some 8,000 Bosnian Moslems, by Serbian forces who overran a UN safe zone. Sara Terry, of The Christian Science Monitor, was at the memorial.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Last Balding Man in America - Baldness, myopia, aging. When there's finally a cure, will you be too old to care? David Brooks, of The Weekly Standard, waxes poetic on several of the noteworthy and not-so-noteworthy scientific advances on the horizon-and his greatest fear.
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Touching down in fly-over country Dodge City, Kansas and Erie, Pennsylvania may have something in common. That’s just one surprise in “Our Towns,” a new book by James and Deborah Fallows. The veteran Atlantic magazine correspondent and his scholarly wife spent two weeks in each of 25 different cities. Their search for America’s character provides anecdotes, comparisons and distinctions after a journey of 100,000 miles.
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