Morning Buzz: Oct. 19, 2007

Lt. Col. William H. Steele, the former U.S. military commander on trial on several counts including aiding the enemy by loaning prisoners his cellphone to make unmonitored calls, was found not guilty on that charge. But Steele, who worked at the same prison where Saddam Hussein was held, was found guilty of other charges, among them behavior unbecoming an officer for having an inappropriate relationship with an interpreter.

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Lt. Col. William H. Steele, the former U.S. military commander on trial on several counts including aiding the enemy by loaning prisoners his cellphone to make unmonitored calls, was found not guilty on that charge. But Steele, who worked at the same prison where Saddam Hussein was held, was found guilty of other charges, among them behavior unbecoming an officer for having an inappropriate relationship with an interpreter.

Cough and cold medicines should be labeled so that parents don't administer them to children under the age of 6, the American Academy of Pediatrics told government health advisers today. Earlier this month, U.S.News health writer Nancy Shute confessed in a story that she gave her child over-the-counter cold medicine and explained why kids shouldn't take it. 

Former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto returned to Pakistan and was met by two suicide bombers who killed up to 136 people; she was unhurt.  Bhutto, whose return was forecast to be politically tumultuous, had been warned that bombers had been dispatched to kill her. Blame was placed on the Taliban, al Qaeda, and another group. Her security detail found a third man with bombs strapped to his body but prevented more carnage.