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  • 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 27, 2004  

    The four remaining Democratic presidential candidates sought to delineate their differences in a debate in Los Angeles last night. Kwame Holman reports on the debate and what effect it might have on the Super Tuesday primaries. Continue reading

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    The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved the first drug that attacks cancer by choking off its blood supply — a treatment for advanced colon cancer called Avastin. Continue reading

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    The governor of Illinois Thursday backed a lawsuit against the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to overturn the ban on buying prescription drugs from Canada. Continue reading

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    North Korea said Thursday it was willing to halt its nuclear activities but described Washington’s attitude as "hostile" and blamed the United States for lack of progress at the six-nation talks in Beijing, China. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2004   BY  

    Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina continued his run for the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday, concentrating on voters in states that will hold elections on the Tuesday "super primary" that could make or break his campaign. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2004  

    Senior Correspondent Margaret Warner speaks with Mike Donilon, senior adviser and media consultant for Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.), and David Axelrod, senior adviser and media consultant for Sen. John Edwards (D-N.C.) about the differences between the two leading candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination. 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

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    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

  • February 25, 2004   BY  

    Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan urged Congress on Wednesday to consider trimming Social Security benefits as a way to tackle the nation’s escalating budget, but President Bush later in the day said he opposed the idea. Continue reading