- Newsmaker: Argentina's Indefinite Bank Holiday in Fourth Day
Argentine President Eduardo Duhalde has declared an indefinite bank holiday to prevent a financial meltdown. After four days, cash is in short supply, credit card purchases are risky due to volatile exchange rates and street crime is on the increase. School teacher Rita Uhrig, who has become the sole support of her family since her husband lost his job, offers a personal look at the deepening economic crisis.
- Reporter's Notebook: What's So Great About Texas?
Several of the world's leaders have wangled visits to the Western White House in Crawford, Texas. Now, presidential counselor Karen Hughes, one of America's most powerful women, is leaving Washington to go home. What's so great about Texas? Mark McKinnon, another former Bush insider, concedes that it's something about the lone-star state's unique confluence of snakes, culture and concealed weapons.
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