- Making News: Will Suicide Bombings in Israel Spell End of Cease-Fire?
Hamas and Fatah have dealt a severe blow to the shaky cease-fire that underlies progress for President Bush-s road map for peace in the Middle East. Peter Herman, who reports from Jerusalem for the Baltimore Sun, has more on the latest two suicide bombings.
- Reporter's Notebook: Residents Don Masks as Military Begins Destroying Chemical Weapons
After years of legal wrangling, the US Army is incinerating chemical weapons, including rockets containing sarin, mustard and VX gases. Courts say there-s nothing to worry about, even though 150,000 residents of Anniston, Alabama have been given emergency kits and protective hoods. Wes Smith, who has covered the story of the Orlando Sentinel, has more on the project that could take years before it-s completed.
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