Nation

  • December 11, 2003  

    AT&T, Time Warner and Qwest all announced initiatives this week to offer long distance and local calling service using Internet technology. Ray Suarez discusses this cutting-edge telecommunications technology with Slate Magazine Media and Technology columnist David Bennahum. Continue reading

  • December 10, 2003   BY Admin 

    The Pentagon has limited the countries that can bid on $18.6 billion worth of reconstruction contracts in Iraq to those that supported the U.S.-led war, a move that has drawn international criticism. Continue reading

  • December 9, 2003   BY Admin 

    A series of suicide bombings and rocket-propelled grenade attacks in Iraq on Tuesday killed three Iraqis and injured dozens of others. Meanwhile, Japan has said it will send non-combat troops to the war-torn country. Continue reading

  • December 9, 2003  

    Three soldiers from Fort Lewis, Wash., died in northern Iraq yesterday when a road embankment collapsed and their vehicle fell into an irrigation canal. Kwame Holman reports that residents in their hometown of Centralia, Wash., have begun to measure their political loyalties against the realities of war. Continue reading

  • December 4, 2003  

    Massachusetts’ highest court last month ruled in a 4-3 decision that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage was unconstitutional and ordered the state legislature to come up with a solution within 180 days. The state’s ruling has brought the legal and political debate over gay marriage to the national level.. Continue reading

  • December 3, 2003  

    Susan Dentzer talks to 22-year-old Iowa National Guardsman B.J. Jackson and his wife Abby Jackson. B.J. Jackson was wounded when his Humvee was attacked in Baghdad. Continue reading

  • December 3, 2003  

    Many U.S. soldiers are returning from Iraq with serious injuries, including devastating burns. Doctors treating these troops are taking advantage of new technology and building on techniques developed during past conflicts. Continue reading

  • December 3, 2003  

    Susan Dentzer talks to Dr. Mark Bagg, the chief of orthopedic surgery at Brooke Army Medical Center. Bagg has treated many soldiers who were wounded in Iraq Continue reading

  • December 2, 2003  

    The Supreme Court may refine the line between church and state with its ruling in a case over whether a state can withhold scholarship money from a student studying theology. Continue reading

  • December 2, 2003  

    The Supreme Court may refine the line between church and state with its ruling in a case over whether a state can withhold scholarship money from a student studying theology. Continue reading