- Newsmaker: Star Wars without the Spending Buildup - President Bush wants to build a missile defense, potentially the most expensive military project in history, without increasing the defense budget. Is that a contradiction? Col. Daniel Smith is director of the Center for Defense Information.
- Reporter's Notebook: "BYON"-Bring Your Own Nurse - In an era of managed medicine, "tender" and "loving" are being written out of nursing care. Abigail Trafford, who writes about health and social issues for The Washington Post, says that many families concerned about hospital understaffing are bringing their own nurses.
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