- Making News: Spanish Parliament Okays Gay Marriage
Gala celebrations and vehement protests have swept across Spain over the last day in response to the legalization of gay marriage by that country's Parliament. Spain is the third country, after The Netherlands and Belgium, to do so. Correspondent Lisa Abend, who is in Spain for the Christian Science Monitor, has response to the decision.
- Reporter's Notebook: Time Magazine Turns over Notes of Reporter Facing Jail
Freedom of the press in this country protects news organizations from having to reveal their confidential sources, but in the case of the outing of a CIA operative, Time magazine has made an unprecedented move. The magazine has decided to turn over its confidential sources and keep reporter Matt Cooper from going to jail. Richard Schmitt, who covers the Justice Department for the Los Angeles Times, updates the case.
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