The new Bush education plan aims to raise high school graduation rates. A tip: Schedule commencement when there's nothing good on TV.

- A survey shows 59 percent of American men read labels on packages when they shop for food. Why not? It's something to do while standing in line.- North Korea is bankrupt, reports say. That puts it at least $3 trillion ahead of the U.S.

- Bill Tammeus, Kansas City Star