- Newsmaker: Bush Appoints Robert Mueller to head the FBI - At a time when the agency's under fire for embarrassing scandals, President Bush wants Robert Mueller to head the FBI. Mueller is a veteran of the Justice Department under the first President Bush and Bill Clinton and has supervised several high profile cases. At the White House today, the President said Mueller was "chosen with great care." What are his prospects for Senate Confirmation? <
- Reporter's Notebook: Cheney's High-Tech Heart Treatment - Vice President Cheney has been implanted with a 30,000-dollar device that will help prevent heart problems in the future. According to one authority, that puts him "light years beyond what's being done in the general medical community." Will Vice President Cheney's immediate access to high-tech treatment raise the standard of care for other heart patients?
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Touching down in fly-over country Dodge City, Kansas and Erie, Pennsylvania may have something in common. That’s just one surprise in “Our Towns,” a new book by James and Deborah Fallows. The veteran Atlantic magazine correspondent and his scholarly wife spent two weeks in each of 25 different cities. Their search for America’s character provides anecdotes, comparisons and distinctions after a journey of 100,000 miles.
Teachers are battling back Teachers are mad as hell in several red states. They’re walking out over cuts in pay and reductions in classroom support. It’s a grass-roots rebellion from West Virginia to Kentucky and Arizona. Will it renew support for the value of public education in a changing economy?
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