- Making News: Prime Minister Blair and Labor-s Relatively Narrow Victory
For the first time in British history, a Labor government has won a third consecutive election, but Tony Blair may not be able to serve the whole term. Rachel Sylvester, Assistant Political Editor for the Daily Telegraph in London, says that despite Labor's victory, the Prime Minister is facing decreased support from voters and Parliament over his support of President Bush and his war in Iraq.
- Reporter's Notebook: Bush Administration Kills Protection of National Forest
Former President Clinton put 60 million acres--almost a third of America's pristine forests--under long-term protection from road building, logging or development of oil and gas. Now, the Bush Administration says it's up to the states, and that state governors have 18 months to tell the Forest Service what they want to do. Rocky Barker of the Idaho Statesman says environmentalists are skeptical about what that really means.
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