Nation

  • February 13, 2004   BY Admin 

    For the first time, President Bush’s reelection campaign directly criticized Democratic presidential candidate Sen. John Kerry Thursday in a Web video that called the Massachusetts senator "unprincipled." Continue reading

  • February 13, 2004  

    The trainer for the San Francisco Giants slugger Barry Bonds was among the people indicted earlier this week in a federal steroid sting. Spencer Michels looks at the challenges new sophisticated performance-enhancing drugs are presenting in policing the Olympics and professional sports leagues. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2004   BY Admin 

    The U.S. commander in the Middle East, Gen. John Abizaid, escaped unharmed from a rocket-propelled grenade attack on his convoy Thursday in the turbulent city of Fallujah, west of Baghdad. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2004  

    Comcast Corp., the nation’s largest cable operator, launched an unsolicited bid to merge with Walt Disney. Jim Lehrer and media experts discuss the implications of a Comcast-Disney union for consumers and whether the federal government should try to intercept a merger between cable operators and content providers. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2004  

    Jeffrey Brown visits the Vatican and speaks with John Allen, Rome correspondent for National Catholic Reporter, about the 25th anniversary of the John Paul II papacy, the heath of the pope and the issues facing his successor. Continue reading

  • February 11, 2004   BY Admin 

    A suicide attacker detonated a car packed with explosives in a crowd of Iraqis outside a Baghdad army recruiting center Wednesday, killing at least 47 people in the second bombing in two days targeting Iraqis working with U.S. occupation forces. Continue reading

  • February 11, 2004   BY Admin 

    In a move that could transform the media industry, Comcast Corp., the nation’s largest cable operator, launched an unsolicited bid Wednesday to merge with troubled entertainment behemoth Walt Disney. Continue reading

  • February 11, 2004  

    In the wake of the now infamous Super Bowl half-time show, the head of the Federal Communication Commission and president of Viacom testified before Congress about how to tackle public indecency on broadcast television. Tom Bearden reports on the debate over whether monetary fines are enough to police the airwaves. Continue reading

  • February 11, 2004  

    President Bush said Wednesday that no more countries should have the ability to enrich or process nuclear material. National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice talks to Ray Suarez about the president’s speech and the situation in Iraq, where some 50 people were killed in a suicide bombing Wednesday. Continue reading

  • February 10, 2004   BY Admin 

    A car bomb killed dozens of people when it exploded Tuesday morning at a police station south of Baghdad where people were lined up to apply for jobs. Continue reading