- Making News: PM Blair Regrets Iraq War, British Hostage Appeals Again
As Italy celebrated the return of two women hostages in Iraq, Britain is looking at pictures of Kenneth Bigley, crouched behind bars and begging Prime Minister Tony Blair to save him. Blair is having problems of another kind at the Labor Party's annual conference in Brighton. Michael White, political editor of The Guardian, has an update on both.
- Reporter's Notebook: SpaceShipOne Flies into Space above the Mojave
The little craft called SpaceShipOne officially made it to outer space today, but not until after it corkscrewed as many as 20 times, creating about 16 heart-stopping seconds for a large crowd on the ground. After safely gliding back to a landing in the Mojave Desert, pilot Mike Melvill said he'd never do it again. George Whiteside, executive director of the National Space Society, was on the scene for today's take-off and landing.
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