Afghan officials agree to create an independent commission to probe charges
of fraud in yesterday’s first ever presidential election, after all 15
challengers to U.S. backed interim president Hamid Karzai said they’d
contest the results
Two car bombs in Baghdad kill at least 11 and wound 16, as U.S. Defense
Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, on his first visit to Iraq since the U.S. backed
government was installed last summer, tells marines that troop reductions
are almost out the question.
As candidates Bush and Kerry are preparing for their third and final debate,
the Sinclair Broadcast Group orders its 52 stations around the nation to air
a documentary attacking Kerry’s anti-Vietnam war activism.
The battle for control of Richmond’s city council shapes up, with two
progressives running among the 15 candidates.