- Making News: President Bush Signs the Intelligence Reform Bill
President Bush today signed the sweeping overhaul of US intelligence advocated by the 9/11 Commission and the surviving families. Fifteen separate agencies will be part of a single command structure. The President called it historic. Walter Pincus, who reports on national security for the Washington Post, says the new Director of National Intelligence must have "extensive experience in national security expertise."
- Reporter's Notebook: The Tallest Bridge in the World
A new bridge at Millau, in South-Central France, opened to auto traffic yesterday. Both a major engineering feat and a work of art, pictures show its graceful towers rising above the clouds as it spans a rugged landscape. It's 2.5 meters long and taller than the Eiffel Tower, but also subject to 90-mile-an- hour winds. While it was still under construction, Jonathan Glancy, architecture editor for Britain's Guardian newspaper, walked it from one end to the other.
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