Nation

  • 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

  • February 10, 2004   BY Admin 

    Haitian police this week were able to reclaim two of 11 towns taken over by armed rebels in protests that have been broiling over the past five days aimed at ousting President Jean-Bertrand Aristide from office. Continue reading

  • February 10, 2004  

    American efforts to train additional Iraqi police officers were jarred by a fatal bombing at a police station 30 miles south of Baghdad today. Gwen Ifill gets additional information on the bombing from New York Times correspondent Jeffrey Gettleman in Baghdad. Continue reading

  • February 10, 2004  

    White House officials released military payroll records Tuesday that they say show President Bush fulfilled his National Guard duties, answering newly resurfaced questions about his Vietnam War record. After a background report, experts discuss the controversy surrounding the president’s military service. Continue reading

  • February 9, 2004   BY Admin 

    Pressure for Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide to end his troubled rule escalated over the weekend as growing opposition turned to mass uprisings in several of the island nation’s cities. Continue reading

  • February 6, 2004   BY Admin 

    Bowing to pressure from Democratic and Republican lawmakers, President Bush on Friday named seven people to sit on a bipartisan independent commission to investigate U.S. intelligence failures in prewar Iraq. Continue reading

  • February 6, 2004  

    Voters in Michigan will participate in the largest and most ambitious Internet voting experiment to date. Of the tens of thousands who will vote in the Democratic caucuses on Saturday, roughly one-third will cast their ballots over the Internet. Continue reading

  • February 6, 2004  

    A federal judge ruled that a 1990 NFL regulation requiring players to be out of high school for three years before they may join the league violates antitrust laws and “must be sacked.” Ray Suarez gets reaction to ruling from sportswriter John Feinstein. Continue reading

  • February 5, 2004  

    Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf on Thursday pardoned Abdul Qadeer Khan, the father of the Pakistani atomic weapons program, who admitted providing nuclear weapons expertise and equipment to Iran, Libya and North Korea. Ray Suarez speaks with regional experts about possible reasons for Musharraf’s decision. Continue reading

  • February 4, 2004  

    James McGrath Morris chronicles the life and times of early 20th century newspaper editor Charles Chapin, a founding father of the 24-hour news cycle, in his new book, “The Rose Man of Sing Sing.” Terence Smith speaks with Morris about Chapin’s successes and failures, and his influence on early and modern journalism. Continue reading