- Newsmaker: Judicial Watch Files Suit against Cheney
Just one day after President Bush promised to crack down on Wall Street, a public-interest law firm has accused Vice President Dick Cheney of engaging in accounting fraud when he ran the Halliburton Company. Rick Dunham, White House correspondent for BusinessWeek magazine, looks at the SEC investigation whose impact could reach as far as the President.
- Reporter's Notebook: Will Baseball Strike Out Again?
Last night's Major League All-Star game was declared a tie after 11 exciting innings when both managers ran out of players. With fans booing the commissioner and throwing trash at the umpires, the evening ended without the naming of a most-valuable player. Keith Olbermann, who hosts ABC Radio's Speaking of Sports, says last night's action is symbolic of all that's wrong with professional baseball.
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