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  • March 2, 2004  

    A series of coordinated suicide attacks and mortars killed at least 145 people and wounded hundreds of others at major Shiite Muslim shrines in the Iraqi cities of Baghdad and Karbala Tuesday. Continue reading

  • March 1, 2004  

    Historian, author and frequent NewsHour guest Daniel Boorstin died last weekend in Washington, D.C. The NewsHour remembers Boorstin with a look at the interview he gave Jim Lehrer in 1987, when he retired as librarian of Congress. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2004   BY Admin 

    Three warships with 2,000 Marines are ready to sail to Haiti, where armed rebels are seeking President Jean-Bertrand Aristide’s ouster, as the Pentagon considers its options for dealing with the crisis. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2004   BY Admin 

    Two highly anticipated studies documenting molestation problems in the U.S. Catholic Church, released Friday, reported 10,667 cases of assault on minors from 1950 to 2002. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2004  

    In a new report, a Catholic review board called bishops’ inability to stop decades of sexual abuse against minors “shameful.” Continue reading

  • February 27, 2004  

    A Catholic review board on Friday released a report on molestation problems in the U.S. Catholic Church, finding more than 10,000 cases of assault on minors from 1950 to 2002. Margaret Warner discusses the findings with the review board’s research committee chairman, Robert Bennett. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2004  

    Haitian rebels said Thursday they are “on their way” to the capital Port-au-Prince to oust President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. New York Times reporter Lydia Polgreen reports on preparations in the capital. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2004  

    Haitian rebels said Thursday they are “on their way” to the capital Port-au-Prince to oust President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Reps. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y., and Mark Foley, R-Fla., debate whether the United States should have a role in intervening in the crisis. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2004  

    After several women accused University of Colorado football players of raping or sexually assaulting them at recruitment parties, a special prosecutor will be named to launch an investigation into whether the university used alcohol and sex parties to recruit star athletes to its football team. Spencer Michels reports. Continue reading

  • February 25, 2004   BY Admin 

    The Supreme Court upheld Wednesday government scholarship restrictions that bar any taxpayer money for college students who pursue a degree in theology, an important legal marker in the rules of church-state separation. Continue reading