- Making News: Iraqi Shiites Will Need a Coalition Government
It's official. The Shiite parties won 128 of 275 seats in Iraq's parliament. Since that's ten votes short of a majority, a coalition will be needed to form the country's next government. Tim McGirk is reporting from Baghdad for Time magazine.
- Reporter's Notebook: Google Resists Government Subpoena
In what it calls an effort to study online pornography, the Bush Justice Department has asked Internet search engines for massive amounts of data to find out what consumers are looking for when they go on line. While Yahoo, Microsoft and AOL have complied, Google says it won't go along, out of concern for its customers' privacy. The Justice Department has gone to court in San Jose, California to force the issue. John Morris is staff counsel with the Center for Democracy and Technology.
Independent Electoral Commission of Iraq
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Women Who Make the World Worse
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