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Reuters "Reports" On Civilians Killed By "NATO"

This morning, Reuters is reporting on a violent incident with the headline Ten Afghan “civilians” killed in NATO airstrike.

This headline leaves me wondering what the difference between is between “civilians” and civilians. 5 of the “civilians” killed were children… or were they “children”? Were they only “killed”, rather than being killed? Did they “live” [...]

What Plummet?

The Dow has climbed back up to just minus 325 for the day. This is not a tailspin. If it were a tailspin, the Dow would be down by 750 by now, and leaving a trail of black smoke behind it. [...]