The two suicide bombers who carried out the attacks that killed 91 people in crowded Baghdad animal markets were mentally challenged women with Down’s syndrome, according to Iraqi military officials. The women reportedly had been strapped with explosives that were activated via remote control.
The AP returns to the Sarasota, Fla., school where Bush learned the news of the 9/11 attacks while reading from a children’s book. “His face just started to turn red,” one student remembered. “I thought, personally, he had to go to the bathroom.” Watch it.
OK, OK, we know that it’s a waste of breath of get exercised over the ignorance educational quirks of the American populace, but get this: Only one in four people can name more than one First Amendment freedom, while half of people in a poll can name at least two “Simpsons” family members.