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Secretary of State Colin Powell and Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld have faced questions about public disagreements over how to handle major national security issues confronting the U.S. How unusual is such a split at the cabinet level? Margaret Warner…
An Anne Taylor Fleming essay.
Senators on Tuesday urged the Federal Communications Commission to use caution as the agency prepared for a final vote on June 2 on whether to ease media ownership regulations.
Betty Ann Bowser reports on how Colorado is dealing with record budget deficits.
Israel imposed severe travel restrictions on the Gaza Strip Monday, banning all Palestinians, foreigners, and journalists from moving in and out of the area.
The new top U.S. civilian administrator of Iraq, L. Paul Bremer, arrived in Baghdad Monday to take over the country's reconstruction efforts and transition toward democracy.
The U.S. House passed a $550 billion version of President Bush's tax cut Friday, but the measure has undergone modifications in the Senate where a smaller tax cut bill is expected to emerge next week.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage, in Pakistan as part of a three-day South Asian tour, said he was "cautiously optimistic" about the beginning of talks between the Islamabad government and its nuclear rival India.
Elizabeth Farnsworth discusses the Pulitzer Prize-winning "A Problem from Hell: American in the Age of Genocide" with its author, Samantha Power.
As the Senate remains deadlocked over two judicial nominations, two key players on the Senate Judiciary Committee discuss efforts to improve the nomination process.
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