Chance of Invasion
Today: 94 percent
Iraq yields to inspectors' demands for U-2 flights and a domestic Iraqi ban on WMD. China rhetorically joins French-German-Russian axis for inspections instead of war. German source says 11 of 15 Security Council members favor extending inspections. Putin indicates Russia would veto "an unreasonable use of force." In worst PR move since Willie Horton endorsed Michael Dukakis, Bin Laden urges Muslims to defend Iraq.
TODAY IN SLATE
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.
The Congressional Republican Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Whole Foods Is Desperate for Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again
I’m 25. I Have $250.03.
My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?