- Making News: Tensions Simmer at the G8 Summit
The world's leaders gathered this week at Sea Island, Georgia for the annual G8 Summit. Although they passed President Bush's latest Middle East peace plan, old divisions were still very much in evidence. Glenn Kessler, who's covering the summit for the Washington Post, updates the curious sidestepping of a discussion over NATO's role in Iraq, and the Bush-Chirac diplomatic debate over "missionaries for democracy."
- Reporters Notebook: Study Finds That Dogs Understand Language
Dog owners who think they have to spell words like -bath- or -walk- may be right that their pets really do understand language. One such Border Collie is the subject of a report in the latest issue of Science magazine. Rico caught the attention of a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany. Julia Fischer says she has proved scientifically that Rico can understand more than 200 words.
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