- Making News: Brain Hemorrhage Complicates Arafat's Condition
In Paris, Palestinian authorities say Yasser Arafat is still alive, but suffering from a brain hemorrhage. At a news conference, Foreign Minister Nabil Sha-ath said that Arafat is in a coma, not suffering any pain, and that he would not be subject to euthanasia or the withdrawal of life-support. Ken Ellingwood, who is in Ramallah for the Los Angeles Times, updates Arafat's condition as well as preparations for the inevitable.
- Reporter's Notebook: Was the Election Tainted?
Since President Bush was re-elected last week, the Internet has come alive with claims that the vote was manipulated in several states. Congressional Democrats have called for the General Accounting Office to investigate reported irregularities. Were voting machine failures and other irregularities enough to change the outcome? We ask Avi Rubin, technical director of the Information Security Institute at Johns Hopkins University.
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