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  • July 21, 2004  

    Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat on Wednesday faced a new challenge to his rule when the legislature demanded he accept the resignation of his prime minister. Margaret Warner and guests discuss the recent turmoil in the Palestinian territories and its expected impact on governmental reforms. Continue reading

  • July 20, 2004  

    International aid agencies have tried to contain a growing refugee crisis in Sudan that threatens the lives of more than a million people. Following a background report, Relief experts discuss their efforts to control the growing humanitarian emergency in Sudan where some 10,000 people have died and one million are displaced. Continue reading

  • July 20, 2004  

    Reporters discuss how Vice President Dick Cheney and North Carolina Senator John Edwards are campaigning throughout crucial swing states in an effort to attract voters to their respective tickets. Continue reading

  • July 20, 2004  

    The Senate Intelligence Committee report has left open the question of whether Iraq tried to obtain uranium from Niger. Margaret Warner discusses Iraq’s alleged desire for “yellowcake” uranium with former Ambassador Joseph Wilson and Sen. Christopher Bond, R-Mo. Continue reading

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    Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat decided on Monday to name a new security chief in Gaza rather than fill the post with his cousin, a move that sparked a weekend of clashes between rival Palestinian factions. Continue reading

  • July 19, 2004  

    Television viewers in election swing states have been inundated with more than 100 campaign ads since March — much more than in other parts of the United States, according to a new study from the Wisconsin Advertising Project at the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Terence Smith discusses the trend. Continue reading

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    Home design guru Martha Stewart was sentenced to five months in prison Friday for lying about a suspect stock sale, but the judge postponed the start of her jail term so her lawyers could appeal her conviction. Continue reading

  • July 16, 2004  

    A federal judge sentenced home design guru Martha Stewart on Friday to five months in prison and two years probation after a jury convicted the former CEO of conspiracy, obstruction of justice and lying to federal investigators about a stock deal. Ray Suarez discusses the decision. Continue reading

  • July 16, 2004  

    Jim Lehrer speaks with syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist William Safire about the failure of the Federal Marriage Amendment in the Senate, the fallout from British and American inquiries in prewar intelligence errors and other issues in the 2004 presidential campaign. Continue reading

  • July 14, 2004   BY  

    Eleven people died and at least 30 were injured in a suicide attack near the headquarters of the new Iraqi government and the U.S. Embassy. Continue reading