- Making News: Powell Trying to Salvage Road Map
Since the Middle East peace summit two weeks ago, 27 Israelis and 40 Palestinians have been killed. Today, Secretary of State Colin Powell met with the leaders of both sides in an effort to rescue the -road map.- Newsweek correspondent Dan Ephron looks at the obstacles that Powell's reproof of the militant group Hamas pose for Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas and the message it sends to Arab and European leaders.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Life of a Bounty Hunter
Max Factor-fortune heir Andrew Luster, who jumped bail during his trial for drugging and raping three women, was convicted in absentia and sentenced to 124 years. Yesterday, he was captured in Mexico and returned to the US. Now, the man who nabbed him is as famous as the fugitive he bagged, and it's -Dog- Chapman who-s in a Mexican prison. Tad Friend, who profiled bounty hunter Mackenzie Green for the New Yorker, looks at the life of this colorful breed.
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