What's Next: Aug. 21, 2006

Congo's Vote Tally A new risk of bloodshed A preliminary tally from Congo's July 30 presidential election is expected by Aug. 20. But many have vowed to take up arms if a winner is declared without a runoff, which they want in October.

Japanese Gesture A shrine visit could mean trouble PM Junichiro Koizumi's likely visit this week to the Yasukuni shrine honoring Japan's war dead may create more strain with South Korea and China, who see it as an homage to Japanese atrocities.

DeLay on the Ballot The Texas G.O.P. needs a write-in Since courts have refused to take Tom...

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