- Making News: US Combats Ongoing Resistance in Iraq
This week, tanks and Bradley fighting vehicles have killed almost 100 Iraqis, who are part of what the US Central Command calls an -organized- assault on American forces. The rate of American deaths has risen to one every two days. Romesh Ratnesar is following the ongoing operations from Baghdad for Time magazine.
- Reporter's Notebook: Presidential Links
President Bush and his father played golf today at Kennebunkport, Maine, where the family is spending Father-s Day weekend. It was an unusually long round for the Bush family--more than 2 hours. Playing 18 holes with Bill Clinton can take six hours, even with nobody up ahead. New York Times reporter Don Van Natta, Jr. is a man who knows. In his new book, First Off the Tee, he writes that golfing style tells a lot about Presidents.
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