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Feb. 8 2008 7:19 PM

Will Audiences Go Wild for Fool's?

Friday, Feb. 8, 2008

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Summary Judgment: Not So Wild for Fool's
Shipwrecks, hitmen, and cowboy hats: Mark Jordan Legan tells us what the critics are saying about Fool's Gold,In Bruges, and Vince Vaughn'sWild West Comedy Show. Listen to the segment.

Jurisprudence: Hayden Says Water-Boarding Could Be Illegal
The CIA director said Thursday that water-boarding could be illegal. This comes after Attorney General Michael Mukasey refused to discuss the legality of the interrogation method. Alex Chadwick talks to Dahlia Lithwick about Hayden's remarks and what they mean for the White House. Listen to the segment.

TODAY IN SLATE

Technology

Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

Where Ebola Lives Between Outbreaks

Gunman Killed Inside Canadian Parliament; Soldier Shot at National Monument Dies

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Paul Farmer: Up to 90 Percent of Ebola Patients Should Survive

Is he right?

Science

“I’m Not a Scientist” Is No Excuse

Politicians brag about their ignorance while making ignorant decisions.

Politics

The Right to Run

If you can vote, you should be able to run for public office—any office.

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