- Making News: Searing Report on Los Alamos
Investigators from the Department of Energy are painting a picture of theft, illegal spending and other forms of corruption at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. The New Mexico laboratory is home to some of America-s most sensitive nuclear secrets. The San Francisco Chronicle-s Jim Sterngold of the San Francisco Chronicle says they may have understated the problem.
- Reporter's Notebook: George Mitchell on Saddam, Security, 911 Commission
For decades, George Mitchell has been a major player in US and world affairs. The former Democratic Senator from Maine was his party-s leader in the upper house, before turning diplomat. He brokered Northern Ireland-s Good Friday Peace Accords, and he chaired a committee on violence in the Middle East. Now an attorney with the Washington firm of Piper Rudnick, Mitchell talks about the state of the nation and the world today.
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