- Making News: A Weekend of Ambushes in Iraq
This was a deadly weekend for America-s allies in Iraq, with seven Spaniards, two Japanese, two South Koreans and a Colombian all killed in various incidents. It was also deadly for Iraqi insurgents, at least 46 of whom were killed in what-s being described as the biggest battle since last spring. Christine Spolar, who is in Baghdad for the Chicago Tribune, has an update and the fierce reaction to the deadly combat.
- Reporter's Notebook: Global Drug Plan Launched on AIDS Day
Millions of people are marking World AIDS Day with parades and prayers all over the world, and the World Health Organization announced a plan to treat 3 million people over the next five years. Yet, with 40 million suffering from the disease, experts are warning that the worst is yet to come. One officer in the war against AIDS is Dr. Paul Zeitz, executive director of the Global AIDS Alliance.
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