This week, despite their reputation for past corruption, Mexican drug agents claim they've "dismantled" the murderous Arellano Felix Brothers' drug cartel, one of that country's most ruthless gangs. Benjamin Arellano Felix, the "brains" of the Tijuana-based cartel and one of the most wanted men on both sides of the boarder, is in jail in Mexico City. His brother Ramon is dead in a shootout with Mexican agents. We speak with a former US Drug Enforcement agent who was an outspoken critic of corruption in Mexico's law enforcement and Mexico-based journalists about what that means for drug traffic, the credibility of Mexican law enforcement and President Vicente Fox.
- Reporter's Notebook: Keeping Girls in Science, Math and Technology
Sally Ride is a local girl who made good in high places. The first American woman in space made two flights on the Space Shuttle. She now teaches at the University of San Diego when she's not out pushing festivals for the Sally Ride Science Club. The former astronaut talks about the space program, the subtlties of sexism, and making science "cool" - for girls.
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