What's Next: Oct. 16, 2006

300 Million in U.S. Population will hit landmark

The 300 millionth American will be born this month. The only major industrial nation experiencing a population boom--due mostly to immigration--the U.S. will probably hit 400 million by 2043.

Saddam Trial Delay The verdict could stir violence

An Iraqi tribunal delayed its ruling, from Oct. 16 until the end of the month, on whether the ex-dictator committed crimes against humanity. The defense said a "guilty" ruling could be "catastrophic."

All Bets Are Off No Net gambling, we're American

President Bush is expected to sign a bill banning the use of any U.S. credit-card...

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