- Newsmaker: Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Charged with Treason
After losing last week's disputed election to Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, Morgan Tsvangirai has been charged with treason, arrested and released on bail. Nicole Itano, covering the story for The Christian Science Monitor, expands on the charges against the leader of the Movement for Democratic Change, and Zimbabwe's recent suspension from the British Commonwealth.
- Reporter's Notebook: Hollywood "Bake-Offs"
Sunday night, millions of TV viewers will watch as Hollywood stars celebrate victories and agonize over defeats. Behind the glamour, there's some down-and-dirty action viewers won't see in the bare-knuckle battles over Oscars for special effects. Sheigh Crabtree, who writes about film technology for The Hollywood Reporter, says the Oscar "bake-offs" showcase craftsmanship in visual effects, make up and sound editing.
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