- Making News: Chaos in Haiti
After days of bloody violence in Haiti, Secretary of State Colin Powell is talking to Canada and nations of the Caribbean to see if they can provide police support to the embattled government of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. Kathy Klarreich, who is in Cap-Ha-tien for Time magazine, has more on Haiti's increasing political suppression, deteriorating economy and escalating violence.
- Reporter's Notebook: San Francisco Flouts State Law, Marries Gay Couples
San Francisco-s newly elected Mayor, Gavin Newsom, admits he is flouting state laws against same-sex marriage. But, he says they violate California-s constitutional ban on discrimination. So, yesterday, he issued the nation-s first licenses to gays and lesbians who wanted to marry-and marry they did. The first was a couple that-s been together for 51 years. We speak with Del Martin and Phyllis Leon about history, politics and a lifetime together.
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