10 QUESTIONS: George Carlin on what's really dangerous for children 8
Scandal over the Medicare drug benefit; USA Today's reporting fabrications; Kerry vs. Bush, on vacation 17
MILESTONES: Taiwan's election 21
Terror's Next Wave As the U.S. continues to search for al-Qaeda's top leaders, a deadly network of their followers is taking charge. Why there may be more Madrids 24
SEEKING BIN LADEN: How U.S. forces court Afghan villagers' help in the biggest manhunt 30
Playing Defense How the U.S. has faltered in its effort to make the homeland secure, leaving the most vulnerable cities...