- Making News: Leaders of India, Pakistan Break Two-Year Deadlock and Talk
For the first time in two years, the leaders of India and Pakistan have met face to face. It-s the latest indication that relations are improving between nuclear powers that were on the brink of another war just months ago. George Perkovich, a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and author of India-s Nuclear Bomb, assesses the potential significance of the ice-breaking meeting.
- Reporter's Notebook: A 'Spirited' Mars Landing
After a series of disappointments, NASA-s latest expedition to Mars is beginning in textbook fashion. On its first full day on the Red Planet, the robot called Spirit has locked in on Earth with its most powerful antenna. Dan McCleese, chief scientist of the Mars Exploration at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, says scientists are eager to begin studying images and data from "another perfect day on Mars."
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