- Making News: Sharon Warns of Unilateral Mid-East Plan
Ariel Sharon says if the Palestinians won-t disarm militant groups responsible for suicide bombings, Israel will act unilaterally to draw a boundary that will give the Palestinians much less than they want. The Israeli Prime Minister said only a few Jewish settlements on Palestinian land would be dismantled. Former Ambassador Martin Indyk calls the decision a huge blow to settlers and a serious step toward reconciliation with the Palestinians.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Morning-after Pill
The morning-after pill works by preventing ovulation so that conception never happens. Some scientists think it can also prevent a fertilized egg from implanting and, for some, that raises the issue of abortion. Recently, two FDA committees jointly voted 23-to-4 that the pill should be sold over the counter in American pharmacies. The final decision rests with FDA Commissioner Mark McClellan. What should he do? We hear conflicting opinions from Wendy Wright of Concerned Women for America and Kim Gandy of the National Organization for Women.
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