Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (9 am) – February 12, 2008

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Torture, Due Process Concerns Mar Capital Case Against Alleged 9/11 Conspirators; Discovery Channel Accused of Political Censorship for Dropping Oscar-Nominated Doc on U.S. Torture; Nobel Laureate and "Banker to the Poor" Muhammad Yunus on Micro-Lending, Its Critics and the Bush Administration’s Negative Impact on Global Poverty.

Today’s Headlines

    * Gates Backs Stalling Limited Troop Withdrawals
    * 2 Journalists Kidnapped in Iraq
    * Pentagon Seeks Death Pentalty in 9/11 Cases
    * Obama Expected to Sweep “Potomac Primary”
    * East Timorese Leader Expected to Recover
    * U.S. Marine Accused of Rape in Japan
    * Israel to Build 1,000 New Settlement Homes
    * Venezuela Threatens Oil Cutoff After Exxon Wins Asset Freeze
    * Insurance Giant Asks Doctors to Help Deny Medical Coverage
    * 4 Accused of Spying for China
    * Yahoo Rejects Microsoft Takeover Bid
    * Rep. Lantos Dies at 80