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The Supreme Court said Monday the Bush administration has the authority to hold "enemy combatants" indefinitely, but the terror suspects have the basic right to a day in court. Two legal experts assess the impact the decisions will have on…

Earlier this year, the U.S. government agreed to grant refugee status to 15,000 members of the Hmong ethnic group which has been homeless since the end of the wars in Indochina. Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro follows a group of…

The Senate Armed Services Committee today questioned Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz about the U.S. plans to transition authority to the interim Iraqi government. Congressional Correspondent Kwame Holman takes a look at…

The Michael Moore film "Fahrenheit 9/11" opened today to heated debate about its tactics and tone. Arts Correspondent Jeffrey Brown discusses the feverish reception to the politically charged film with movie critics Kenneth Turan of the Los Angeles Times and…