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  • With the IRS under fire, Steve Forbesí flat tax proposal is back in vogue (TIME Daily)

  • Oklahoma City bombing suspect Terry Nichols tried to save himself by ratting on Timothy McVeigh, according to an interrogation transcript obtained by TIME magazine (TIME Daily), as jury selection in the Nichols trial gets underway (Reuters)

  • A federal grand jury has followed the money trail of Teamsters president Ron Carey to the doors of the Democratic National Committee and the AFL-CIO (TIME Daily)

  • Russian gangs are reported to be exchanging weapons for cocaine in trade with Colombian cartels (Reuters)

  • Will she or won't she? Washington awaits Attorney General Reno's announcement Friday over demands for an independent counsel to investigate White House fund-raising (AllPolitics)

  • Mir and Atlantis load cargo from the shuttle onto the space station (Reuters)

  • The unidentified victims of last week's Indonesia plane crash are buried in a mass grave (Reuters), as the reported death toll from Sunday's Indonesia earthquake rises to 17 (Reuters)

  • No surprise here: Bill Gates again tops Forbes magazine's annual list of the 400 wealthiest Americans (Reuters)

  • Modest growth in worker income and spending mean the Fed is unlikely to raise interest rates tomorrow (Money Daily)

  • And despite his guilty plea on assault charges, sportscaster Marv Albert maintains the support of his fans (People Daily)