- Making News: President Bush Strikes Nuclear Deal with India
Despite a deadly bombing near the US Consulate in Karachi, President Bush says he will go to Pakistan to meet with President Perez Musharraf. Meantime, in India, Bush and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh reached a nuclear deal the President calls "historic." Peter Wallsten is traveling with the President for the Los Angeles Times.
- Reporter's Notebook: Video Shows President Bush Being Warned about Katrina
Three days after Katrina struck New Orleans, President Bush said, "I don't think anyone anticipated the breach of the levees." But a video released and edited by Associated Press shows a pre-storm conference with Max Mayfield of the National Hurricane Center, Homeland Security Chief Michael Chertoff, and the President, by videophone from his Texas ranch. Seth Borenstein of Knight Ridder Newspapers has seen the video.
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