- Making News: Latest Developments in Haiti
CNN is quoting State Department officials saying it-s increasingly possible that Haiti-s President Jean-Bertrand Aristide may have to resign. Meantime, the Coast Guard has intercepted two boats carrying 140 Haitian refugees. Joe Contreras, who is reporting from Port au Prince for Newsweek magazine, offers some historical perspective and the efforts of diplomats searching for a way out of the violence and instability.
- Reporters Notebook: Rape and the Military
Yesterday, a Congressional hearing was told that 112 incidents of sexual misconduct have been reported by US service women in the past 18 months, some against women military police and helicopter pilots in remote combat zones. Retired Navy Captain Laurie Manning, who directs the Women in the Military Project at the Women-s Research and Education Institute in Washington, says five task forces launched investigations into the problem.
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