The game is officially over for Michael and Jean Strahan. A judge granted a divorce to the New York Giants star and his estranged wife, ending a salacious six week trial that included allegations of adultery, violence and hidden bedroom cameras. The fotball player is now free to pursue his outside interests. (Thanks Bernie!)
· This is the second day of a national conference of prosecutors and police who are discussing strategies to counter "gay panic" defenses. San Francisco District Attorney Kamala Harris "compared the situation to the blame the criminal justice system used to assign to victims of rape and domestic violence." California and New York are considering bills to deter the common courtroom strategy.
· The 1965 Voting Rights Act won a 25-year extension from Congress as Republicans sought to improve their image before the fall elections. The Senate voted 98-0 after last week's overwhelming House passage. President Bush told the NAACP that he will sign the bill.