Politics

  • 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

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    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

  • July 8, 2003  

    Susan Dentzer accompanies two members of Congress with differing views on the Medicare drug bill that passed the House as they explain their positions to seniors who are struggling to understand the complex legislation. Continue reading

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    Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon and Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas met in Jerusalem Tuesday for talks aimed at continuing implementation of the internationally backed "road map" to Middle East peace. Continue reading

  • July 7, 2003  

    The video game industry went to court today to challenge a Washington law regulating violent video games. Lee Hochberg of Oregon Public Television reports on the case against this new law. Continue reading

  • July 7, 2003  

    President Bush left for a five-nation tour of Africa Monday, which will focus on issues such as AIDS, famine-relief, peacekeeping efforts, trade and economic aid. Continue reading

  • July 4, 2003   BY  

    Facing rebel attacks on the capital and American calls for his departure, Liberian President Charles Taylor said Friday he would be willing to step down once international peacekeepers arrived. Continue reading

  • July 4, 2003  

    As the U.S. celebrates 227 years of independence, four historians discuss what America’s first generation of leaders might think of its role in the world today. Continue reading