Mandela, 90, Off Terror Watch List; Obama, McCain on Immigration

By Jonathan Adams Jul 02, 2008

At 90, Mandela No Longer a Terrorist "President George Bush signed a bill on Tuesday taking Nobel Peace Prize winner and former South African President Nelson Mandela off the U.S. government’s terror watch list." AHN. Special Scrutiny of Justice Dept Hires The Office of Special Counsel, an agency that investigates political interference in the federal workplace, let the Justice Department know this week that it would be examining issues raised by a major report last week by the Justice Department inspector general, which concluded that department officials illegally used “political or ideological” factors in picking lawyers for nonpartisan positions. New York Times. New Evidence in 1946 Georgia Lynching Case "State and federal investigators said Tuesday that they spent the past two days gathering evidence in the last documented mass lynching in the United States: a grisly slaying of four people that has remained unsolved for more than six decades." CNN. McCain and Obama Agree on Immigration? As they court Latino voters, both presidential candidates are trying to distance themselves from the other’s immigration policies, but some argue they have more similarities than they want to admit. WTOP.