Myanmar Writhes in the Grip of Its Junta

YANGON, Myanmar - A year ago, Myanmar's police and military stormed the streets of this moldy, crumbling city and began a deadly crackdown on thousands of Buddhist monks protesting sharp rises in the price of food and fuel. Now the country's ruling generals are steeling themselves for a reprise.

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Bailout Plan Wins Approval; Democrats Vow Tighter Rules

Even as President Bush signed the $700 billion economic bailout into law, lawmakers said it was only a first step and pledged to make a sweeping overhaul of financial regulation.