- Making News: Iran Restarts Nuclear Program, Ignores International Protest
As promised, Iran today removed the seals on uranium enrichment equipment and resumed the research the US and other countries say could lead to development of nuclear weapons. Inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency were present as Iranian officials declared again that their goal is production of nuclear power. Jim Walsh is Executive Director at Harvard's Project on Managing the Atom.
- Reporter's Notebook: Mardi Gras to Push Katrina Evacuees from New Orleans Hotels
The Federal Emergency Management Agency has spent $400 million to keep Hurricane Katrina victims in hotels, many in New Orleans. Now, with Mardi Gras fast approaching, evacuees will have to get out by early February, perhaps relocate to other metropolitan areas or leave the state altogether. That's from FEMA's James McIntyre, in an announcement that did not sit well with attorney Tracie Washington, who's representing several Katrina victims.
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