Democrats agree to immunity for telephone companies; screeners don't catch bombs.

A summary of what's in the major U.S. newspapers.
Oct. 18 2007 6:02 AM

Immunity Boosters

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Early morning wire stories report that Benazir Bhutto returned to Pakistan today after eight years in exile.

Until USAT told them about it, recruiters at the Army, Navy, and Air Force didn't know they were running job ads on networking Web site GLEE.com, which stands for "gay, lesbian, and everyone else." It's ironic because many gays "have been drummed out of the armed forces simply for using sites like GLEE," said an activist. Most of the ads were promptly removed.

Daniel Politi has been contributing to Slate since 2004 and wrote the "Today's Papers" column from 2006 to 2009. You can follow him on Twitter @dpoliti.