- Making News: Scott Peterson Sentencing Recommendation
The jury in the Scott Peterson trial has recommended capital punishment in the murders of his wife, Laci and their unborn son. Former federal prosecutor Laurie Levinson, now a professor at Loyola Law School, says final sentencing hasn't yet been pronounced on Peterson. She also reports that, despite the sentencing verdict, convicted murders are as likely to die of natural causes, because of years of possible habeas corpus appeals.
- Reporter's Notebook: 2005 Golden Globe Nominations
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has narrowed the field for the Oscars, with multiple Golden Globe nominations for the film Sideways and the actor Jamie Foxx. Andrew Wallenstein of the Hollywood Reporter says Foxx and Sideways are enjoying unprecedented recognition. He also predicts prizes for several winning TV broadcast and cable nominees.