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The arrest of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Russia's top entrepreneur and a government critic, has rocked the country's financial markets and fueled criticism of President Putin for being anti-democratic.

The nine Democrats in contention for their party's 2004 presidential nomination met at a debate in Detroit last night sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Institute and Fox News Channel. Gwen Ifill, who moderated the debate, reviews the highlights.

The Senate Judiciary Committee struggled over President Bush's nomination of conservative California Supreme Court Justice Janice Brown to the D.C. Court of Appeals. Some Democrats sought to forestall the Brown nomination, fearing that President Bush may be grooming her for…

President Bush continued his Asia trip Tuesday, stressing a commitment to the war on terrorism and tolerance for religious beliefs. Gwen Ifill leads a discussion about U.S. interests and relations in the region.

Florida Gov. Jeb Bush ordered that a severely brain-damaged woman be placed back on life support, at the request of her parents, after the woman's husband won a court order to have his wife removed from life support six days…