Required Reading: October 20, 2006

General Concedes Failure In Baghdad (San Francisco Chronicle)

Attack on Iraqi City Shows Militia’s Power (NY Times)

Rice: China Gave N. Korea 'A Strong Message' (Washington Post)

Column: During National Character Counts Week, Bush Stumps for Philanderer (Washington Post)

County G.O.P. Asks Candidate to Withdraw Over Letter Threat (NY Times)

25M For Memorial, With A Catch (NY Daily News)

No ETA: Firm Flubs $160M Subway Tech (NY Post)

New Queens 'Stuy Town' (NY Post)

Tragic Twist In Slay (NY Daily News)

Op-Ed: The Universe on a String (NY Times)

Cloak of Invisibility Successfully Tested (NY Sun/AP)