- Making News: Receding Waters Yield Corpses in New Orleans
Federal response to Hurricane Katrina continues to be a subject of political differences. In Mississippi on his way to New Orleans, Vice President Cheney says disaster victims and local officials were grateful for the assistance they're getting. But Louisiana's Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu called Homeland Security Secretary Chief Michael Chertoff's assessment of relief efforts "tragically wrong." In New Orleans, Tim Dwyer is reporting for the Washington Post.
- Reporter's Notebook: UN Oil-for-Food Program Report Shows Faults by Annan
Secretary General Kofi Annan says he is "deeply embarrassed" by the report of his son's involvement in the United Nation's Iraq Oil-for-Food Program, but the embarrassment won't stop there. Former Fed Chairman Paul Volcker's investigation has uncovered corruption at many levels in the UN. Accounts of oil smuggling could embarrass the US as well, as the Washington Post's Colum Lynch reports.
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