- Making News: Suicide Bombing in Tel Aviv
Nine people have been killed and another 59 wounded, some critically, on a crowded street in Tel Aviv during the Passover holiday. Sami Salim of Islamic Jihad is accused of setting off the suicide bomb. In related news, Iran and Qatar have each offered $50 million to aid the Hamas-led Palestinian government, aid seen as a threat to Israel. Graham Usher is a former Jerusalem Bureau Chief for the Economist magazine.
- Reporter's Notebook: Some Illegal Immigrants Still Paying Taxes
It's tax day and illegal immigrants are filing in record numbers. While undocumented wage-earners are not eligible for social security numbers, they are eligible for special identification numbers. Last year the IRS issued 1.2 million of these ID numbers, most of which ended up on tax returns. Anthropologist Leo Ch--vez says the immigrants' incentive is the chance to one day become American citizens.
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