- Newsmaker: Colombian Hijacking Puts Peace Process in Jeopardy
In Colombia today, a domestic airliner was hijacked and forced to land in a rural town. At least one passenger was kidnapped. The government has blamed the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, or FARC. Daniel Garcia Pena Director of Planeta Paz, a group advocating peace and social justice, says that the incident seriously jeopardizes the peace talks at a most crucial stage.
- Reporter's Notebook: Olympic Credibility Overshadowing Skating and Other Sports
Michelle Kwan's in the lead, just as she was 4 years ago after the so-called "short program." But in Japan, she lost the gold for women's figure skating to a relative unknown named Tara Lipinsky. Could it happen again? Johnette Howard, sports columnist for Newsday, takes a look at women's figure skating and the challenges to Olympic credibility.
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