- Newsmaker: NASA in for Some Tough Love
With the international space station is 5 billion dollars over budget, President Bush has appointed a new chief of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Keith Cowing, who runs the on-line science magazine NASA Watch, predicts that Sean O'Keefe will have to perform "corrective surgery" to balance the budget and space exploration.
- Reporter's Notebook: Cartoons from Afghanistan
Ted Rall, columnist and cartoonist for The Village Voice, calls covering the war in Afghanistan "a 12th century experience." Returning from two months of writing, drawing and reporting from the war zone, the world-class cynic describes his adventures writing and drawing about the war in Afghanistan.
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