Politics

  • July 11, 2003  

    Ray Suarez discusses the week’s other political developments with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and The Weekly Standard’s David Brooks. Continue reading

  • July 11, 2003  

    The Bush administration spent much of the week defending its justification for a war in Iraq, especially claims that Saddam Hussein had tried to purchase uranium from the African nation of Niger. Kwame Holman reports on the controversy. Continue reading

  • July 10, 2003  

    Health Correspondent Susan Dentzer reports on President Bush’s trip to the African nation of Botswana and the AIDS crisis facing the small but prosperous nation. Continue reading

  • July 10, 2003  

    Betty Ann Bowser reports from Hamilton, Montana, where the National Institutes of Health wants build a new laboratory to study some deadly pathogens. Continue reading

  • July 10, 2003  

    The Bush administration admitted Monday that accusations included in the president’s State of the Union address have turned out to be inaccurate. Secretary of State Colin Powell, traveling with the president in Africa, fielded questions about the faulty intelligence during a news conference. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2003   BY  

    Senate Democrats Wednesday blocked legislation limiting pain and suffering awards in medical malpractice lawsuits. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2003  

    Ray Suarez discusses the impact of a new FDA ruling, requiring increased disclosure of trans fats on food labels, with Michael Jacobson, executive director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest, and Rhona Applebaum, executive vice president of the National Food Processor Association. Continue reading

  • July 9, 2003  

    President Bush discussed civil war and other African conflicts with South African President Thabo Mbeki. Ray Suarez gets an update on the president’s trip from The New York Times’ Richard Stevenson, who is traveling with Bush. Continue reading

  • July 8, 2003   BY  

    Bush administration officials, still facing questions over the use of prewar intelligence on Iraq, acknowledged Tuesday that President Bush’s assertion that Iraq had attempted to purchase uranium from Niger was based on forged documents. Continue reading

  • July 8, 2003   BY  

    Speaking at a former prison in Senegal Tuesday, President Bush condemned the slave trade that brought millions of Africans to the United States during the 18th and 19th centuries. Continue reading