- Newsmaker: Powell Trip to Middle East
Colin Powell held meetings in Egypt today on his way to Jerusalem later this week. For the first time, he said he will meet with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. That decision was made before latest violence claimed life of 13 Israeli soldiers in Jenin. The Christian Science Monitor's Philip Smucker is following the Secretary of State who is pressing Arab leaders to call for an end to terrorist attacks.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Funeral of the Queen Mother
After nine days of official mourning, a million people lined London streets today for the Queen Mum's funeral procession to Westminster Abbey. Jonathan Freedland, journalist and author of Bring Home the Revolution: How Britain Can Bring Home the American Dream, says that the death of the 101 year-old monarch has become the occasion for both dignified mourning and a national debate over the Monarchy itself.
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