- Newsmaker: Reaction to the Air Attack on Iraq - Reaction to recent US and British air attacks on Iraq has generated little, if any, support among allies. Graham Fuller is a consultant on Muslim issues at RAND, the policy research institute. He explains this evaporation of support, the effect of sanctions on the Iraqi people, and Saddam's symbolism in the Middle East.
- Reporter's Notebook: Dale Earnhardt, Sr. Dies at Age 49 - The racing community is reeling after Saturday's Daytona 500 accident that killed stock car history's greatest driver, Dale Earnhardt, Sr. Mark Howell, who has written on NASCAR racing, recounts the irony of the day's triumph and tragedy. He remembers the man who brought rough-and-tumble old-school racing into the corporate mass-media arena.
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