- Making News: CIA Operative Tells Senate of Advances in Search for WMD
After weeks of silence, a former UN weapons inspector says the US is building a solid case about Iraq-s weapons of mass destruction. Though he wouldn-t reveal details, CIA consultant David Kay told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the US is close to a breakthrough. Jonathan Broder, defense editor for Congressional Quarterly, says the US is working with Iraqi scientists who actively took part in deceiving UN inspectors.
- Reporter's Notebook: Democratic Presidential Candidate Dennis Kucinich
Ralph Nader says Democrats should vote for Dennis Kucinich in next year-s presidential caucuses and primaries. Along with Al Sharpton, the Ohio Congressman is the most progressive of the Democrats campaigning to run against President Bush. As mayor of Cleveland, Kucinich lost his office after refusing to sell the city's electric utility, only to be lauded as a consumer hero several years later. Since then, he-s been one of the most liberal members of Congress.
- Sam Phillips
Sam Phillips founded Sun Records and helped launch the rock 'n roll revolution, producing records for stars like Johnnie Cash, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison and Elvis Pressley. Sam Phillips died last night at the age of 80 in Memphis, Tennessee.
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