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PEOPLE
Judith Miller Retires
To spend more time with family members who asked not to be identified.
 
ENTERTAINMENT
TV: NBC, CBS to Offer Reruns On Demand for 99 Cents Each
Hope viewers will pay to watch shows they wouldn't watch for free.
 
BUSINESS
U.S. Trade Deficit Hits
Record $66 Billion

We're importing more TVs, cars, clothing; exporting fewer quaint handmade curios.
 
Electronic Paper
Promises toilet tissue with constantly updated headlines.
Biodegradable Socks
Missing socks will eventually become part of the Earth again.
SCIENCE
1,400 Pound Meteorite
Found in Kansas

Kansas scientists estimate it landed about the time Satan was cast out of Heaven.
Male Mice Serenade Females
Researchers identify recordings as “songs,”
older mice call them “just noise.”
 
 
Huge Iceberg B-15A Breaks Up Into Three Smaller Icebergs, B-15M, B-15N, B-15P
Scientists will continue naming them until they're ice cubes.
 
Discovered: 65-Million-Year-Old Fossils of Couple Making Love
Found in remains of what's believed to be earliest known motel.
 
CORRECTION
We reported recently that in response to the Washington Post's revelation that the U.S. had secret prisons in Eastern Europe where suspects were tortured, Majority Leader Bill Frist opened a Senate investigation of the secret prisons. In fact, Senator Frist opened an investigation of how the newspaper found out about them. We regret the error.

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