- Making News: Terror Alert Lowered to Yellow
Secretary of Homeland Security announced today that the nation's terror alert will be lowered to yellow, a step below the orange level that has been in effect for nearly three weeks. Tom Ridge said he based his decision on a careful review of intelligence and diminished threat conditions. Josh Meyer, who covers terrorism for the Los Angeles Times, says officials seemed to be responding to more specific threats than ever before.
- Reporter's Notebook: Forbes Family to Auction Collection of Faberg- Eggs
They began as an Easter tradition to become legendary miniature masterpieces. This spring, nine of 50 Faberg- eggs made for the last Czars of Russia will be auctioned at Sotheby's. They come from the collection of the late magazine publisher, Malcolm Forbes. David Redden, vice chairman of the prestigious New York auction house, describes some of the opulent oeuvres and traces their journey through history.
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