Does the health care reform bill ask the wrong questions?

A summary of what's in the major U.S. newspapers.
July 26 2009 6:37 AM

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Insurgents in Afghanistan are decidedly fiercer and better organized than those in Iraq, reports the NYT. Soldiers say their Afghan enemies may not be particularly well-trained, but they show a tenacity and a tactical awareness that makes them especially dangerous.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife officials have been trying to save the endangered Mexican wolf from extinction for almost two decades, says the LAT. The program has been a resounding failure, however, because it tries to micromanage the wolves' behavior.


Two dimensions, alike in dignity …

Can a person really love a cartoon character? That might sound like a silly question, but animation fans with imaginary paramours tell the NYT that their affection is as real as anyone else's.

Jesse Stanchak is a writer living in Washington, D.C.