A federal judge has granted class action status to just about anyone who's bought "light" cigarettes since the early '70s. Tens of millions of smokers could seek as much as $200 billion from tobacco companies. Rachel Dornhelm reports.
As Republican candidates talk up falling gas prices, a USA Today poll finds 42% of respondents believe the Bush administration "deliberately manipulated the price of gasoline" heading into fall elections. Bob Moon reports.
Britain's finance chief Gordon Brown has presided over a long economic boom, but he's just not popular with voters. That could be a problem for the ruling Labor Party when Tony Blair steps down. Stephen Beard reports.
The Army has sent up an unprecedented flare over spending in Iraq. Its top officer deliberately withheld a required 2008 budget plan — and it's getting a lot of attention in Washington, Hillary Wicai reports.
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