- Making News: President Bush Sends Budget to Congress Today
Facing a massive deficit, President Bush says this year's priorities are winning the war on terror, protecting the homeland and growing the economy. So this year's budget contains massive reductions in farm subsidies, environmental protection, education and health care for poor people and veterans. Jonathan Weisman, who reports on economic policy for the Washington Post, has more on the President's budgetary proposal.
- Reporter's Notebook: Cuba Enacts Tough Anti-Smoking Regulations
Cigar exports are vital to the Cuban economy. Fidel Castro used to be a cigar smoker, but he gave it up in the mid-1980's. Now, he wants other Cubans to do the same thing. Today, the government has adopted the world's toughest anti-smoking regulations--at least on paper. Stephen Gibbs, who reports from Havana for the BBC, looks at Cuba's 500 year-old tobacco culture.
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