- Newsmaker: Greenspan Addresses Congress on the Economy
Today, as required by law, Alan Greenspan delivered his biannual address to the House Committee on Financial Services. Michael Mandel, chief economist for Business Week, says that while the Federal Reserve chairman voiced cautious optimism about economic recovery, it's what he didn't say that may matter most.
- Reporter's Notebook: Allegations of North American Bias at Salt Lake Olympic Games
Although the Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games have been declared a rousing success in the US, South Korea and Russia are still seeing red. Both feel robbed over medals awarded to Americans that they feel their athletes deserved. Jonathon Hilts-Park, of Korea's Educational Broadcasting System, and Konstantin Eggert, of the BBC Russian Service, say the responses recall Cold War posturing.
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