- Making News: Last Day Before Recall Election
More than two million absentee ballots have already been cast in California-s recall election, and the rest of the voters will finally go to the polls tomorrow. California-s recall election has been portrayed as grass roots democracy in action and as a circus. The 135 candidates ranged from the opportunistic to the bizarre. The growing media crowd is now reporting something much more familiar: another nasty quarrel between the two major parties.
- Reporter's Notebook: Israel Attacks Syrian Base
Israel-s first attack on Syria in 30 years was designed to "send a message." Syria has called on the UN Security Council to condemn Israel-s attack on what the Israelis called a terrorist training camp inside the Syrian border. The air strike came hours after a Palestinian suicide bomber killed 19 people in the Israeli city of Haifa. What are the implications for peace in the Middle East?
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