The U.N. Security Council adopted a resolution that calls for an end to the war between Israel and Hezbollah and authorizes 15,000 U.N. peacekeepers to help Lebanese troops take control of south Lebanon as Israel withdraws. Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert endorsed the deal, and the Lebanese cabinet looks set to do so as well.
The brutal logic that Israel and Hezbollah are following goes like this: Inflict as many deaths on the enemy as possible in the next few days—in order to strengthen your hand before sitting down at the bargaining table.
Floyd Landis tested positive for high levels of testosterone, which Landis claims is either a mistake or the result of natural bodily processes. He was tested after his near-superhuman comeback win on an Alpine stage of the race, which the New York Times called perhaps the greatest single-day push in Tour history. If this accusation proves true, Wheaties may have to find a new cover boy.