- Making News: One Year Since Iraq Transfer
It's the first anniversary of Iraqi sovereignty, and in prime time tonight, President Bush will try to bolster the case for staying the course. Meantime in Baghdad, a suicide car bomber killed a Shiite member of Parliament, his son and two bodyguards. Aamer Madhani reports for the Chicago Tribune.
- Reporter-s Notebook: France to Host Experimental Nuclear Fusion Reactor
Today, after 18 months of diplomatic wrangling, the EU, Russia, China, South Korea, Japan and the US decided to build the ITER nuclear fusion reactor in France. Winning the $10 billion joint project is a big political boost for President Jacques Chirac. Is it a promising energy source free of greenhouse emissions or an expensive gamble with unacceptable risks? Geoff Brumfiel, correspondent for the science journal Nature, has the pros and cons.
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