- Making News: President Bush Tries to Mend Fences at Americas Summit
For the second time in two days, President Bush has mended a fence with another national leader. Yesterday, it was Mexico-s President Fox. Today, it-s Canada-s new Prime Minister, Paul Martin. Maura Reynolds, who is in Monterrey, Mexico, covering the Summit of the Americas for the Los Angeles Times, says Bush has agreed to allow Canada to bid on reconstruction contracts in Iraq.
- Reporter's Notebook: Disability Rates Rise by 50 Percent in Americans 30 to 49
While disability is declining among America-s elderly, it-s increasing among the young, especially those between the ages of 30 and 49. Those are among the findings of a study released by the Rand Corporation. Dana Goldman, Rand's director of health economics, points to a sedentary lifestyle and inexpensive calories for part of the increase.
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