- Newsmaker: Bush to Reopen Security Talks with North Korea
North Korea may be part of President Bush-s -axis of evil,- but the White House says a senior American diplomat will be sent there early next month. Former Ambassador James Lilley, who-s now a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, denies that there is a contradiction in the President-s policy. Instead, he endorses it as a proven carrot-and-stick approach that-s produced good results several countries.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Where Y-ats Party as New Orleans Floods
When Isadore swept through New Orleans last night, its 65 mile-an-hour winds knocked out electricity and flooded streets. Although the tropical storm was forceful enough to cause a good deal of damage, it wasn-t bad enough to spark a real party, according to Mel Schiro. The twelfth generation New Orleanian says that when it really gets stressful, they throw hurricane parties.
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