Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (9 am) – August 21, 2008

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Texas Death Row Prisoner Faces Execution Tonight for Murder He Didn’t Commit; Tensions High as NATO Suspends Formal Contacts with Russia Over Georgia Conflict; NYC Agrees to Pay 52 Antiwar Protesters $2 Million.



    * Report: 79 Million Have Trouble Paying Medical Bills
    * FBI Agents May Get More Power to Probe Anyone
    * 40 Die in Bomb Blasts at Pakistani Arms Factory
    * Iraq and US Negotiators Complete Draft Security Agreement
    * Poll Shows McCain Takes 5-Point Lead Over Obama
    * Obama Ad Criticizes McCain Ties to Abramoff Colleague
    * McCain on Reinstituting a Military Draft: “I Don’t Disagree”
    * Libby Questioned Over Forged CIA Iraq Letter
    * Report: NATO Friendly Fire Killed French Troops in Afghanistan
    * Court Rules Passengers Can Challenge Inclusion on No-Fly List
    * Peruvian Indigenous Groups End Protests After Land Law Thrown Out
    * Ohio Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones, 58, Dies
    * More Headlines…