- Making News: Bush-Sharon Press Conference
President Bush met with Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon today and endorsed Israel-s withdrawal from Gaza and some Jewish settlements in the West Bank. But says Steven Weisman of the New York Times, the President's apparent shift in Middle East foreign policy, is angering the Palestinian community, despite his clear support for a Palestinian state.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Voters Go to Polls in South Africa-s Third Democratic Election
"It is often said that the first election after freedom is the last one, because most countries degenerate into dictatorships. We are disproving that.- So spoke Desmond Tutu, head of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that helped heal South Africa's wounds of a brutal past. As voters head to the polls in the decade's third election with all races participating, some political leaders worry that the thrill may be wearing off. CNN's Charlayne Hunter-Gault spiritedly disagrees.
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