- Making News: President Bush's AIDS Day Message
The White House will dim the lights on the North Portico for five minutes tonight in honor of World AIDS Day, and President Bush said today he's keeping his promise of help to some 40 million people with HIV/AIDS. David Brown is medical reporter for the Washington Post.
- Reporter's Notebook: Iraq, the Next Phase
Yesterday, President Bush said that as Iraqi forces become more capable, America will focus on targeting what he called "the most dangerous terrorists." But even if that means a drawdown of troops, US commanders have told Congress that American help will be needed for a long time to come. In this week's New Yorker magazine, Seymour Hersh reports on what the next phase might look like.
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