- Making News: Hezbollah and Israel Exchange Prisoners
Israel and the militant group Hezbollah carried out a trade today that saw hundreds of Arab prisoners exchanged for an Israeli businessman and the bodies of Israeli soldiers abducted four years ago. James Bennet, who reports on the Middle East for the New York Times, takes a closer look at the trade, which went ahead despite the suicide bombing today in Jerusalem by the Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade.
- Reporters Notebook: Can the Hubble Be Saved?
Today-s New York Times says NASA has made a final decision not to repair the Hubble Space Telescope, citing concerns about risking the lives of astronauts on another space shuttle. NASA's chief administrator told Maryland-s US Senator Barbara Mikulski he stands by his decision to cancel the mission that would extend the Hubble's life. Rick Fienberg of Sky & Telescope magazine says that scientists around the world haven-t given up hope.
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