Nation

  • August 29, 2003   BY Admin 

    Alastair Campbell, a central figure in the controversy over British prewar Iraq intelligence, announced Friday he would leave his post as Prime Minister Tony Blair’s director of communications and strategy. Continue reading

  • August 29, 2003   BY Admin 

    Iraqi Shiite Muslim leader Mohammed Bakr al-Hakim was one of at least 75 people killed when a car bomb exploded at the main mosque in the Iraqi holy city of Najaf during prayers on Friday. Continue reading

  • August 29, 2003  

    A multinational summit over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program ended in Beijing Friday, with North Korea threatening to launch more nuclear tests. Experts discuss the U.S. strategy in dealing with the threat. Continue reading

  • August 29, 2003  

    New York Times reporter Neil MacFarquhar reports from Najaf, Iraq following a deadly bombing that killed 75 people, including leading Shiite Muslim leader Mohammed Bakr al-Hakim. Continue reading

  • August 28, 2003  

    British Prime Minister Tony Blair answers his critics and responds to BBC reports that weapons inspector Dr. David Kelly was the source for reports that the British government manipulated intelligence on Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction. Continue reading

  • August 27, 2003  

    The Ten Commandments monument was removed from public view at the Alabama state judicial building Wednesday. Gwen Ifill discusses the separation of religion and state with Robert Schenck, president of the National Clergy Council, and Barry Lynn, the executive director of Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Continue reading

  • August 26, 2003   BY Admin 

    The California Supreme Court on Monday ruled that courts can prohibit the online publication of DVD-copying codes, finding that the protection of corporate trade secrets outranked free speech rights in the case. Continue reading

  • August 26, 2003  

    In a speech Tuesday, President Bush defended the mission in Iraq as a critical component in the global war on terrorism. Two U.S. Senators who have traveled to Iraq offer perspective on the postwar situation and U.S. foreign policy. Continue reading

  • August 25, 2003   BY Admin 

    Vladimir Gusinsky, the former Russian media tycoon arrested in Athens on fraud charges Aug. 21, will remain in a Greek prison until a top court decides whether to extradite Gusinsky to his native country. Continue reading

  • August 25, 2003  

    Convicted pedophile priest John Geoghan died last weekend after a fellow inmate attacked him in prison. Ray Suarez discusses the murder with Mitchell Garabedian, an attorney for many of Geoghan’s alleged victims, and Stephen Pope, the chairman of the Theology Department at Boston College. Continue reading