What's Next: Aug. 7, 2006

Saddam's Trial

Will the verdict mean his death?

The Iraqi ex-dictator's trial for the 1982 killings of 148 Shi'ites adjourned last week. If found guilty, Saddam could face death. While awaiting a verdict--due in October--he will go on trial Aug. 21 for alleged genocide of Kurds.

Global-Trade Failure

WTO negotiations stall

Old MacDonald has a protector: talks to liberalize world trade ended after the U.S. refused to cut farm subsidies and the E.U. declined to lower agricultural tariffs. President Bush vowed to revive dialogue but gave no timetable.

Drilling in the Gulf

Lawmakers may go far...

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