- Making News: Secretary Powell Leaves Sudan
Secretary of State Colin Powell has left Sudan, after visiting Darfur, the western province of Sudan, where Arab militias backed by the government have made refugees of a million black Africans. Tom Masland, African regional editor for Newsweek magazine, is traveling with UN Secretary General Kofi Annan. Masland reports the two world leaders advised Sudanese officials of what needs to be done to ward off international sanctions.
- Reporter-s Notebook: New Travel Curbs to Cuba Strand Travelers at Miami Airport
Cuban-Americans jammed the Miami Airport today hoping additional charter flights would take them to Cuba before the Bush administration's tough new travel restrictions took effect. Hundreds found themselves out of luck, when the planes took off empty. Madeline Bar- Diaz, who is covering the story for the Sun-Sentinel, has more on the new rules that leave Cuban-Americans sharply divided, and the possible impact on November's election.
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