- Newsmaker: More Victims of Anthrax in the Senate - Anthrax particles found on Capitol Hill were so refined they spread through the air without detection. Now, as parts of the Capitol are being closed and hundreds are being tested for exposure, Alan Murray, of The Wall Street Journal, and Bill Roper, former head of the Centers for Disease Control, address ongoing prophylactic and public relations measures.
- Reporter's Notebook: US Bombs Hit Red Cross in Kabul - Trying to avoid civilian casualties in Afghanistan, the Pentagon has made aid to starving and destitute people a well-publicized part of its war on terrorism. But last night, missiles reportedly struck a Red Cross warehouse in the Afghan capital of Kabul. From Geneva, spokesman Kim Gordon-Bates assesses the damage and continuing need for humanitarian aid.
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