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Today's Big News: Percentage of Women Among Supreme Court Law Clerks

Stop the presses! Supreme Court reporter Linda Greenhouse gets front-page play for breaking news: "Women Suddenly Scarce Among Justices' Clerks."

A Liberal Look at Census Income Numbers

Rick Lyman sees "growing evidence of a deepening divide between rich and poor." But economic disparity was higher in 1999, during the Clinton administration.

NBC Dismisses Oil Experts Who Foresee Falling Gas Prices

Lauer leaves out how his network predicted $3.50-a-gallon gas just two weeks ago.

ABC's Sawyer: 'We're Working Ourselves to Death'

Anchor hypes study linking work hours to blood pressure, but leaves out how work environment is a factor regardless of hours at the office.

A Times Critic Takes Liberal Line, Blaming Employers for Poverty

Anita Gates: "But [the PBS documentary] 'Waging a Living' does not argue that the solution to the plight of the working poor lies wholly in government's hands. Employers who pay less than a living ...

ABC, Wash. Post Note Gas Prices Have Fallen for Two Weeks

Just two weeks ago, the media complained of 'record' prices; NBC predicted $3.50-a-gallon gas.

Stirring Up Anti-Bush Mythology on a Hurricane's Anniversary

"Images of a remote president playing guitar on a military base, then later posing for a picture as he peered out the window of Air Force One as it flew over the devastation helped fuel the ...

A Lead Story Looks at Wage Gains Through a Liberal Prism

The Times leads with a story suggesting the lack of consistent wage gains by workers will hurt Republicans this fall. But a little Economics 101 may be in order.