THE WEEK Index
The swine flu outbreak tops this week’s Index, followed by Sen. Arlen Specter’s switch from Republican to Democrat; infidelity accusations around TLC’s reality show “Jon and Kate Plus 8” takes the Fifth Column
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America's looming infrastructure problem
America's parallel universes
Why Donald Trump can't stop criminal justice reform
Why are so many Democratic operatives cynical, soulless hacks?
Athletes who snubbed the White House