- Making News: Increased Hurricanes Connected to Global Climate Change?
Florida has been hit by four hurricanes in 6 weeks, the first time that's happened since Texas was devastated in1886. What does this mean for the future? Oceanographer D. James Baker, former head of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and now president of the Academy of Natural Sciences, says natural climactic cycles are being transformed by global warming.
- Reporter's Notebook: Damascus Car Bombing Kills Hamas Official
Thousands of Palestinians, many demanding revenge, have buried the body of Izzideen al-Sheik Khalil, who was killed yesterday by a massive car bomb in Damascus, Syria. Many of those at the funeral of the Hamas leader blame Israel. Greg Myre of the New York Times, says despite Israel's not taking direct responsibility, it has clearly told Palestinian militants they are not safe, even if they operate from the capitals of Arab nations.
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