- Making News: Pakistan Opens Border to Hundreds of Thousands without Aid
Pakistan's President Pervez Musharraf has offered to open the Line of Control which divides Kashmir, the disputed territory between two nuclear powers. Meantime, remote areas have still not been reached in the aftermath of the massive earthquake of 10 days ago. From Islamabad, Pakistani journalist Nasim Zehra, a Fellow at Harvard's Asia Center, has more on relief efforts.
- Reporter's Notebook: Vice President Cheney May Be Target of Grand Jury Probe
Today's New York Daily News reports that special prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald may be edging toward a "blockbuster conspiracy charge" with help from a "secret snitch," and questions have been raised about the involvement of Dick Cheney. The Vice President's office says he is cooperating with the special prosecutor investigating a possible crime in the public identification of Valerie Plame as a CIA agent. James Gordon Meek co-authored today's report.
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