In a show of near Congressional unanimity, the Senate followed the House in adopting a sweeping new anti-terrorism bill. The 98-1 vote sends the compromise bill to the president for his signature.
The U.S. Senate is preparing to debate how best to jump-start the economy after House lawmakers narrowly passed a Republican-backed economic stimulus package providing over $100 billion in tax relief.
Margaret Warner examines the anthrax investigation with Stephen Engelberg, investigations editor at The New York Times, and Vincent Cannistraro, former head of the CIA's counter-terrorism unit.
After this Kwame Holman report on the debate over a House plan to stimulate the economy, Gwen Ifill discusses the stimulation plan with two senior members of the Tax-Writing Ways and Means Committee.
Israel has rebuffed a demand from its closest ally, the United States, that it pull back from its broadest military incursion yet into Palestinian territory.
Despite mounting international criticism, the Israeli government continues to occupy ground seized after the Palestinian Authority failed to comply with Israeli demands to surrender militants.
Gerry Adams, president of the staunchly pro-Irish Sinn Fein party, called on the Irish Republican Army to being disarming in an effort to save the teetering Northern Ireland Assembly. The following is the full text of his speech.
Four alleged operatives of Osama bin Laden convicted of planning and executing the 1998 bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa were sentenced today to life in prison without parole.
The Israeli government issued the Palestinian Authority an ultimatum Thursday: hand over the gunmen blamed for the killing the Israeli Minister of Tourism or face severe consequences.
Kwame Holman looks at bioterrorism and the activities of the Office of Homeland Defense and Security, including excerpts from Tom Ridge's first briefing earlier.
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