- Making News: Kiev Protests Escalate as Presidential Winner Is Declared
With massive crowds protesting that the election was rigged, Ukraine-s Central Election Commission has declared that Prime Minister Viktor Yanukovych won Saturday-s presidential election. Secretary of State Powell says the US cannot accept that decision. Peter Finn, who is in the Ukrainian capital city of Kiev for the Washington Post, has an update.
- Reporter's Notebook: Is Colombia Really Winning the War on Drugs
President Clinton sent $3 billion to Colombia to reduce the production and trafficking in cocaine. Though some critics warn that emphasis on military assistance could be counter-productive, this weekend, President Bush said he-ll push for new aid to the country that gets more American money than any nation outside the Middle East and Afghanistan. We hear more about Colombia's drug war from Adam Isacson of the Center for International Policy and equity fund manager Bernard Aronson, a former official at the State Department.
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