- Making News: Seoul Pressured by North Korea-s Nuclear Capability
Pyongyang announced today, for the first time, that it has a nuclear program in place. International pressure is increasing to impose a blockade on North Korea, which continues to defy the world with its pursuit of weapons of mass destruction. Jay Solomon is in Seoul, following the story for the Wall Street Journal.
- Reporter's Notebook: US Conference of Catholic Bishops Gets Underway
It-s been almost a year since US Catholic Bishops met in Dallas and pledged themselves to a new spirit of openness in dealing with priests' sexual abuse of children. Critics say not enough has changed, and the layman appointed to head an inquiry into the abuse crisis repeatedly compared the bishops' behavior to that of the -cosa nostra.- Michael Rezendes is part of the team that broke the story for the Boston Globe.
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