- Making News: Michael Chertoff Nominated for Homeland Security Chief President Bush has named Michael Chertoff to replace Tom Ridge at the Department of Homeland Security. Bush praised the appellate court judge for his -deep commitment to the cause of justice and an unwavering determination to protect the American people.- Fay Bowers, national security correspondent for the Christian Science Monitor says that despite problems with his first choice, Bernard Kerik, the President is confident Chertoff will win Senate confirmation.
- Reporter's Notebook: Blowing a Hole in a Comet
Previous space explorations have orbited planets or sent probes by parachute to delicately land on the surface. Tomorrow, at Cape Canaveral, NASA plans a launch aimed at hitting a comet so hard it-ll leave a crater the size of the Rose Bowl. Cornell University Professor Joe Veverka, who's part of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's Deep Impact science team, has more on the project known at JPL as "the revenge of the dinosaurs."
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