Nation

  • January 14, 2004  

    The final plan for a memorial at the site of the World Trade Center was unveiled in New York. Tree-filled plazas will surround two reflecting pools where the twin towers once stood. Jeffrey Brown discusses the design with Vartan Gregorian, who chaired the jury that chose the winning proposal. Continue reading

  • January 13, 2004  

    The U.S. Army has a third fewer soldiers than it did at the time it fought the 1991 Gulf War. Some military analysts are asking whether the Army is too small to support its long-term commitments in Iraq and Afghanistan. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2004   BY Admin 

    The Pentagon has awarded a $96 million contract to a U.S. communications equipment company to develop Iraq’s existing but antiquated media network for the next 12 months. Continue reading

  • January 12, 2004   BY Admin 

    More people are looking to nontraditional media sources, such as the Internet and late-night talk shows, for information about the 2004 presidential campaign, according to a new Pew Research Center report. Continue reading

  • January 9, 2004  

    Before the Iraq war, Bush administration officials spoke in a tone of certainty about illicit Iraqi weapons programs, but so far the CIA has found little evidence of operational weapons of mass destruction in that country. Kwame Holman updates the ongoing weapons hunt, and Margaret Warner follows up in a conversation. Continue reading

  • January 8, 2004   BY Admin 

    A U.S. Black Hawk helicopter crashed Thursday near a stronghold of the anti-American insurgency in Iraq, killing all nine soldiers aboard, the U.S. military said. Continue reading

  • January 8, 2004   BY Admin 

    Reporters have defied a federal judge’s order to reveal their confidential sources for articles that portrayed Dr. Wen Ho Lee, a former nuclear weapons scientist, as a chief suspect in a Chinese espionage investigation. Continue reading

  • January 8, 2004  

    Hostile fire may have had a role in the crash of a U.S. Army medical helicopter near Fallujah and the emergency landing of a military transport plane in Baghdad today. Ray Suarez speaks with The New York Times’ John Burns about the recent rise in attacks against coalition targets in Iraq. Continue reading

  • January 6, 2004   BY Admin 

    A Roman Catholic Church audit released Tuesday found that almost all dioceses in the United States fully comply with a new mandatory policy aimed at preventing sex abuse by priests, although some victim advocates criticized the audit’s methodology. Continue reading

  • January 6, 2004  

    Pete Rose admitted this week that he bet on baseball but maintains that he never wagered against his own team. Ray Suarez discusses with Roger Angell, senior editor for the New Yorker, and author Jim Bouton, a former New York Yankees pitcher, whether this admission could earn Rose entry into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Continue reading