Required Reading: September 5, 2006

U.S. Strategy Shifts Focus From Al Qaeda (NY Times)

Afghan Symbol for Change Becomes a Symbol of Failure (NY Times)

'Mortgage Moms' May Star in Midterm Vote (Washington Post)

Developer Said to Cut Size of Brooklyn Project (NY Times)

As Housing Booms, Will Schools Have Room? (WNYC News)

Appreciation: Crocodile Hunter, Audience Charmer (Washington Post)

Graffiti prankster creates limited-edition Paris (NZ Herald)