- Making News: Libby Says Bush Himself Authorized Leak on Iraq
Vice President Cheney's former aide "Scooter" Libby told a grand jury that President Bush authorized leaks of sensitive intelligence information about Iraq. That's according to papers filed by Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald in his case against Libby, who's accused of lying about how he learned that Valerie Plame was a CIA agent and what he told reporters. Michael Isikoff is investigative reporter for Newsweek magazine.
- Reporter's Notebook: "Missing Link" Fish Fossils Found
Well-preserved fossil remains of a fish with some characteristics of four-legged animals appear to provide the much sought-after "missing link" that demonstrates the validity of Darwinian evolution. That's big news today all over the world, but scientists who discovered it have been jubilant for the past year. Harvard Zoologist Farish Jenkins is one of those who discovered the fossils on Canada's Ellesmere Island, 600 miles from the North Pole.
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