- Newsmaker: Arafat and Hamas Discuss Joint Rule - Yasser Arafat has reportedly drafted a power-sharing agreement with the fundamentalist group behind the latest wave of suicide bombings in Israel. The Boston Globe's Dan Ephron says the move may re-ignite the Palestinian leader's standing and give credence to Hamas, but is also certain to constrict Arafat's ability to negotiate with Israel.
- Reporter's Notebook: Website Wilderness and the Hoaxer Behind the Hoax In Sunday's edition of "Doonesbury," President Bush is puzzled and angered by a survey showing he has the lowest IQ of any recent President. Today, the comic strip's creator Gary Trudeau acknowledged that the information was part of an Internet hoax. Paul Boutin, of Wired magazine, fills us in on this and other urban legends.
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