- Making News: A French Non for Europe?
On Sunday, French citizens go to the polls to approve or reject the new European Union Constitution. All 25 countries of the Union must ratify the document for it to become law. As one of Europe's founding nations, France is looked upon as a leader, but surveys indicate a 55% to 45% chance that the landmark charter will not be passed by French voters. Serge Halimi is a journalist with French monthly newspaper, Le Monde Diplomatique.
- Reporter's Notebook: Danica Patrick to Race in Sunday's Indy 500
Only three women have ever raced at the storied Brickyard of the Indianapolis 500, but starting in the fourth position for this year's race will be a fearless young woman named Danica Patrick. Las Vegas has set odds for Patrick as one of the best bets to win the male-dominated race. Legendary champion and seven-time Indy 500 racer Lynn St. James, has more on one of Sunday's favorites.
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