In their first face-to-face meeting, President Bush and Chinese President Jiang Zemin discussed ways to bolster counterterrorism measures following the Sept. 11 attacks on the U.S.
China considers its proper role in the international coalition against terrorism.
Officials today reported two more cases of cutaneous anthrax, one is an assistant to CBS anchor Dan Rather and the other a New Jersey postal employee.
NewsHour correspondents report on how anthrax scares are affecting the nation. Elizabeth Brackett reports from Chicago, Spencer Michels from San Francisco and Lee Hochberg from Portland, Oregon.
Robert MacNeil offers insight on the mood in Canada following the September 11 attacks and the country's entry into the war against terrorism.
Speaker Dennis Hastert said the House of Representatives will shut down at the end of business today after 31 people on Capitol Hill tested positive for anthrax exposure.
Jim Lehrer talks to Attorney General John Ashcroft about the anthrax investigation, FBI high alerts, and the progress of the al-Qaida investigation.
Margaret Warner talks to Sen. Fred Thompson (R-Tenn.) and Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) about the anthrax scare on Capitol Hill, and its implications for the war against terrorism.
Capitol Police closed a dozen Senate offices today to inspect the ventilation system after a letter addressed to Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle tested positive for anthrax.
A seven-month-old boy who visited the offices of ABC News in New York on Sept. 28 has been diagnosed with cutaneous anthrax -- the "skin" form of the disease. The boy is the son of an ABC freelance producer.
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