Politics

  • December 18, 2003  

    A federal judge ruled Wednesday that John Hinckley, the man who shot former President Reagan, will be allowed to leave his mental institution on visits supervised only by his parents. Ray Suarez follows up in a conversation with former U.S. attorney Joseph DiGenova and Stephen Morse of the University of Pennsylvania Law School. Continue reading

  • December 18, 2003  

    Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said, “If in a few months the Palestinians still continue to disregard their part in implementing the road map, then Israel will initiate the unilateral security step of disengagement from the Palestinians.” Margaret Warner explores the ramifications of this ultimatum with Middle East experts. Continue reading

  • December 17, 2003   BY  

    Iraq’s U.S.-appointed Governing Council said former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein was being held in the Baghdad area and would stand trial in Iraq. Meanwhile, U.S. forces launched a raid against suspected insurgents in the northern town of Samarra. Continue reading

  • December 17, 2003  

    Two women’s health experts debate the merits of Tuesday’s recommendation by an FDA panel to allow over-the-counter sales of the emergency contraceptive known as the morning-after pill. Continue reading

  • December 17, 2003  

    Magaret Warner speaks with three New York Times reporters covering the 2004 presidential campaign about the impact of Saddam Hussein’s capture on the strategies of the Democratic candidates. Continue reading

  • December 16, 2003   BY  

    The emergency contraception commonly referred to as the morning-after pill should be available on drug store shelves without the prescription that women currently need, a Food and Drug Administration advisory panel recommended Tuesday. Continue reading

  • December 16, 2003  

    A panel of international law experts discuss the legal issues surrounding the impending trial and punishment of Saddam Hussein for crimes committed while he was the leader of Iraq. Continue reading

  • December 16, 2003  

    President Bush signed a bill Tuesday that seeks to stop spam from jamming people’s e-mail accounts. Margaret Warner asks AOL Vice President Randall Boe and anti-spam activist John Mozena about the effectiveness of this new law. Continue reading

  • December 15, 2003   BY  

    After the capture of Saddam Hussein, Democratic presidential hopefuls were quick to praise the military effort and congratulate the Iraqi people while continuing their attacks on the Bush administration’s foreign policy and global leadership. Continue reading

  • December 15, 2003   BY  

    U.S. military officials are questioning ousted Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein after his dramatic Saturday arrest in a rural area near his hometown of Tikrit. Continue reading