- Newsmaker: China Faults US in Spy Plane Incident - The Pentgon reports that the crew of a grounded American spy plane was able to destroy sophisticated intelligence equipment before the aircraft was boarded by the Chinese. Henry Chu, of the Los Angeles Times, has more on the continuing diplomatic standoff between China and the US that has both sides pointing fingers.
- Reporter's Notebook: Vote Review Shows Bush Victory - A review of the uncounted contested ballots in Florida makes George W. Bush the winner by a margin triple that of the original. However New York University professor Todd Gitlin warns that including undercounted or overcounted votes would yield radically different results, and cites the contrary tallies as proof of a much needed uniform national voting standard.
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