- Newsmaker: More Violence in the Gaza Strip
As Israeli forces ended their siege of the Jenin Refugee Camp on the West Bank today, there was more violence in the Gaza Strip, an area that has recently been quiet. A suicide bomber blew himself up at an Israeli Army checkpoint, slightly wounding two soldiers. Joshua Hammer is Jerusalem bureau chief for Newsweek magazine.
- Reporter's Notebook: French Elections
While rising crime is a main issue in this year's French presidential election, disinterest is reaching American proportions, with just 30% expected to turn out. One tradition that's probably not in danger is the post-election amnesty for traffic fines, a custom begun by Charles De Gaulle in 1965. Charles Fleming is covering the election for The Wall Street Journal.
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