- Making News: More Deaths in Iraq Affect Soldier Morale
Four more US soldiers have been killed in Iraq bringing to more than 100 the number of US personnel who have died in attacks since President Bush announced the end to major hostilities.
- Reporter's Notebook: David Blaine Nears the End of his Stunt
Illusionist David Blaine is nearing the end of his 44 day long fast in a plastic box high atop the river Thames in London. The 30 year old showman-s latest death defying stunt has attracted both fascination and ridicule from Britons. Blaine has previously been buried alive and encased in a block of ice, but calls this both the hardest and -most beautiful- thing he-s done. It has is also potentially life threatening with experts warning that Blaine risks a heart attack if he does not eat the right things when he comes out on Sunday.
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