- Making News: Media Reports ---Miracle' Mine Rescue before Tragic Truth Is Told
For three hours last night, family members thought 12 of the 13 men trapped in a West Virginia coal mine had been rescued alive. Then came the stunning news that only one had survived. Greg Mitchell, editor of Editor and Publisher, America's oldest journal covering the newspaper industry, describes how early reports turned out to be so tragically wrong.
- Reporter's Notebook: How Big Is the Abramoff Scandal?
In Florida today, a former Republican lobbyist pleaded guilty to conspiracy and fraud in connection with his purchase of a casino boat line, but it's yesterday's pleas in Washington that will resound on Capitol Hill for a long time. Now, Speaker Dennis Hastert and President Bush are among those transferring Jack Abramoff's contributions to charities. Ron Brownstein of the Los Angeles Times has more on what may be a scandal of historic proportions.
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