- Making News: Supreme Court Rules on Internet Pornography
On the last day of its current term, the US Supreme Court ruled today that a federal law against Internet pornography is probably unconstitutional. Dahlia Lithwick, a senior editor at Slate.com who writes a regular column on the Supreme Court, says justice is having a difficult time keeping up with technology. She also discusses some of this year's landmark cases.
- Reporter's Notebook: Secretary Powell Goes to Khartoum
Secretary of State Colin Powell has planned meetings tonight in Sudan, where the UN says the world-s worst humanitarian crisis is under way in the western province of Darfur. One million black Africans have been forced to flee their homes by Arab militias supported by the government in Khartoum. Alfred Taban, managing editor of the Khartoum Monitor, updates the situation there.
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Saddam Hussein will be turned over to Iraq-s new government tomorrow, but only on paper. Physical custody will still lie with the US military, which does not believe the Iraqis are ready yet to protect the world-s most infamous prisoner. That-s dramatic evidence of the new regime-s limitations as it tries to persuade the Iraqi people it-s really in charge. We hear how yesterday-s secret transfer of power looks now on the streets of Baghdad. As Ambassador Negroponte takes over, what-s the best way for the United States to help the new rulers gain credibility? What are the consequences for President Bush if it doesn-t work? Warren Olney hears from journalists in Baghdad, experts in democratization and a former ambassador to the Middle East.