Musharraf Resigns Army Job: Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf will be sworn into a new five-year term today after weeks of imposing military law, but he has resigned as chief of the Army, ending a dual role that drew protests, The New York Times reports.
Taylor Death Investigation: Miami-Dade police are launching a homicide investigation into the shooting death of Washington Redskins star player Sean Taylor, who died yesterday after being shot during a home invasion, The Washington Post reports.
Annapolis Talks Show Progress: Israeli and Palestinian leaders will work towards a peace agreement, and hope to conclude an accord by the end of 2008, The New York Times and The Washington Post reported today. Both sides said such an agreement would be challenging, and the absence of Iran overshadowed the multination talks.
Scrutiny of Virginia Mental Health System Continues: A legislative subcommittee will examine how Virginia decides whether a mental health patient poses an imminent danger in the wake of the Virginia Tech massacre and other incidents, The Washington Post reports.
Office of Special Counsel Head Under Investigation: The Wall Street Journal reports that Scott Bloch, head of the agency charged with protecting government whistle-blowers and who is investigating whether White House officials including Karl Rove used government agencies for improper political purposes, is under investigation for improperly deleting computer files during a probe with the help of a private company.