- Newsmaker: Mexico in Recession - Latin America At The Brink? - Mexico's President Vicente Fox has admitted that his nation is in a recession. Peter Smith is director of Latin American Studies at the University of California at San Diego. He says that initial economic expectations after the Fox victory were unrealistic, and explains why Mexico's slowdown is critical to the floundering Latin American economy.
- Reporter's Notebook: Bush Loses Favor, Poll Says - In today's New York Times/CBS News poll, those surveyed rated environmental protection over energy production by a margin of two to one, but far more believed that President Bush believes the reverse. Gregg Easterbrook, of The New Republic, addresses whether the oil men running the White House are out of step with the country.
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