- Making News: Jordanian Embassy Bombed in Baghdad
In Baghdad today, a car bomb killed eight people and injured at least 30 others at the Embassy of Jordan. It is unclear whether the strike directed against US soft targets or Jordan, which has irritated Iraqis by giving asylum to Saddam Hussein-s daughters. Cameron Barr, who reports from Baghdad for the Christian Science Monitor, has more.
- Reporter's Notebook: Kobe Bryant and the Rape Shield Laws
In Eagle, Colorado yesterday there was a media circus as LA Laker basketball star Kobe Bryant heard himself charged with sexual assault. The excessive coverage of a celebrity sex case raises important questions. We hear from a reporter who concludes that efforts to reform America-s rape laws have -created a system that is bad for everyone,- and an attorney who's written about athletes and crimes against women.
FROM THIS EPISODE
More From To the Point
LATEST BLOG POSTS
Cartoonist Roz Chast on Manhattan: ‘I feel more alive when I’m there’ Part of the pleasure of reading Roz Chast’s cartoons in the New Yorker is realizing your life isn’t so miserable after all. Her characters live in a world filled with… Read More
Handlebar’s Sandra Adu Zelli on the 5 best ingredients for a kickass winter salad People in Santa Barbara aren’t used to standing in line. The one exception may be Handlebar Coffee Roasters, where it’s common to see cyclists and hipsters waiting out the door.… Read More