Nation

  • 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  

    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 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 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

  • December 2, 2003  

    Iraq’s senior Shiite cleric, Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, claims the coalition’s plan to transfer power does not pay proper heed to Islam. Kwame Holman reviews the role of religion in the governance of Iraq. Then, Jim Lehrer follows up with Juan Cole of the University of Michigan and Gary Sick of Columbia University. Continue reading

  • December 1, 2003   BY Admin 

    Boeing Co. chairman and chief executive Phil Condit unexpectedly resigned Monday amid scandals involving unethical conduct in its military contracting practices that have harmed the aviation giant’s business prospects. Continue reading

  • December 1, 2003   BY Admin 

    "The 4th Infantry Division repelled multiple ambush attacks," Lt. Col. William MacDonald told reporters, adding that U.S. troops wounded 18 Iraqis and captured eight. Continue reading

  • December 1, 2003  

    The U.S. military says it killed 54 insurgents when they ambushed American convoys in the city of Samarra Sunday, but local residents told reporters that the death toll was far fewer. New York Times correspondent Dexter Filkins visited the battle site in Samarra Monday and discusses it with Margaret Warner. Continue reading