Morning Buzz: March 6, 2007

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This morning's top stories:

  • A 6.3-magnitude earthquake in Indonesia leveled houses across much of the western Sumatra island this morning, killing at least 70 people.
  • Lawmakers vowed change at Walter Reed and other military hospitals during yesterday's hearings. U.S. News's Linda Robinson has the story.
  • Nine U.S. soldiers died yesterday in Iraq in two incidents in provinces north of Baghdad.
  • Six fired U.S. attorneys are claiming they received little information about why they were cut ahead of today's testimony before a House subcommittee. Meanwhile, the director of the Executive Office of U.S. Attorney's announced his resignation yesterday. The Political Bulletin has a round-up of coverage here, and U.S. News's Silla Brush will have details from the hearing for News Desk later in the day. Stay tuned.
  • Etc.: Political Bulletin: Immigration Reform Unlikely, on USNews.com