- Making News: President Bush Holds a Full News Conference in Chicago
President Bush held a press conference in Chicago this morning, addressing everything from the economy and the war on terrorism to immigration and North Korea. It was an unusual event as President Bush rarely holds out of town news conferences. Peter Wallsten is White House Correspondent for the Los Angeles Times and co-author of the forthcoming One-Party Country: the Republican Plan for Dominance in the 21st Century.
- Reporter's Notebook: First Anniversary of London Bombings
Two minutes of silence fell across Great Britain today, in memory of the 52 killed and 700 wounded in the July 7 terrorist attacks carried out on London's transit system last year. In the aftermath of London's deadliest attack since World War II, relations have grown increasingly strained between Britain's large Muslim community and the wider population. Ihtisham Hibatullah is the organizer of Islam Expo, a showcase of Muslim culture in North London.
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