Amy Goodman & Two Democracy Now! Producers Arrested at RNC Protest; Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) Condemns Police Intimidation of Journalists; Hurricane Gustav Slams Louisiana: A Report from Jordan Flaherty in New Orleans; As the RNC Opens in St. Paul, Twin Cities Police Arrest Nearly 300; Journalists Targeted; Report: Secretive Right-Wing Group Vetted McCain’s VP Candidate Sarah Palin; As RNC Opens, Iraq Veterans Against the War March in St. Paul; And A Debate: Iraq Veterans Against the War vs. Vets For Freedom.
* Hurricane Gustav Hits Louisiana; Devastation Less Than Expected
* Police Arrest Nearly 300 RNC Protesters in St. Paul
* Cindy McCain and Laura Bush Speak at RNC
* Sarah Palin Linked to Sen. Stevens 527
* Thailand PM Declares State of Emergency
* Five Afghan Children Killed
* Report: Both Russia and Georgia Used Cluster Bombs