- Making News: Condoleezza Rice Begins Confirmation Hearings
Today, before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Condoleezza Rice declared -the time for diplomacy is now.- Senator Joe Biden countered that the time was long overdue. Are Democrats using the Secretary of State nominee's confirmation hearings to vent their frustrations with the Bush Administration or are we learning more about Rice-s global views? Richard Wolffe is senior White House correspondent for Newsweek magazine.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Airbus Unveils World-s Largest Commercial Airplane
Flying the friendly skies is about to get much friendlier or, at least there will be a lot more people on board to get friendly with. Today, in France, the Airbus 380 was unveiled, a long-awaited plane which will be able to carry 840 passengers on two decks. Jim Asker, managing editor of Aviation Week and Space Technology has more on this aviation breakthrough, including skepticism within the airline industry.
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