- Making News: John Kerry's Plan against Terrorism
Senator Kerry said again today that the Iraq invasion was a diversion from the battle against al Qaeda, creating a haven for terrorists that was not there before. Detailing his own strategy in the war on terror, Kerry promised that he could bring allies on board. Richard Wolffe, who's traveling with the Kerry campaign for Newsweek magazine, says the presidential hopeful has adopted a much more aggressive tone in fighting terrorism and getting out of Iraq.
- Reporter's Notebook: Crisis in Haiti Once Again
As Tropical Storm Jeanne heads for the Florida coast, it---s left Haiti in ruins. There are reports of unclaimed corpses being buried in mass graves and survivors attacking aid workers, even neighbors bringing them food. Freelance journalist Kathie Klarreich reports on Haiti for Time magazine. From Miami and frustrated in her efforts to return to Haiti in Jeanne's aftermath, Klarreich has more on Jeanne's terrible toll.
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