- Newsmaker: Conjoined Twins Successfully Separated at UCLA
At UCLA Medical Center, 50 doctors and nurses have worked around the clock to perform an extraordinary operation. They have separated year-old Siamese-twin girls, who were joined at the head and face in opposite directions. Nick Madigan, who is reporting the story for the New York Times, has a progress report on the Guatemalan toddlers.
- Reporter's Notebook: Colombia-s President Faces Stiff Battle over Political Reform
Although he won-t be sworn in until tomorrow, the new President of Colombia has already faced by guerrilla attacks on an airport, police station, and electric and oil pipelines. Still, -lvaro Uribe has the vigorous support of President Bush, and the American presence there is growing. John Otis, South America bureau chief for the Houston Chronicle, looks at the hard-line politician and changing US policy in his country.
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