Required Reading: August 17, 2006

Federal judge rules surveillance program unconstitutional (AP)

Top vote counter becomes prize job (USA Today)

Overcoming Adoption's Racial Barriers (NY Times)

Starbucks faces buggy rap (NY Daily News)

Raise ceiling in low rent law, Eliot says (NY Daily News)

Most Expensive Rental Markets In America 2006 (Forbes)

Faces, Too, Are Searched at U.S. Airports (NY Times)