- Newsmaker: Israel, Hamas and Continuing Middle East Violence
In Nablus today, on the West Bank, Palestinian funeral marchers attacked a Palestinian police station, and forced the release of a jailed member of Hamas. Hamas has vowed to wage war against Israel after it killed four alleged Hamas bombers. Alan Philps, Jerusalem correspondent for Britain's Daily Telegraph, observes that the 16-month cycle of violence has created a palpable sense of gloom.
- Reporter's Notebook: Anthrax Source Most Likely Domestic
The FBI has focused its investigation of last fall's anthrax attacks in central New Jersey, and has asked the public for assistance in that state. Some scientists now believe that one of their own may be on the FBI's short list of suspects in the attacks. Dr. Barbara Hatch Rosenberg, a bioterrorism expert with the Federation of American Scientists, draws on the evidence to speculate on who the guilty party might be.
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