FROM Scott Peterson
Turkey's Parliament Authorizes Military Incursion into Iraq The Turkish parliament today gave the government permission for military action against separatist Kurds in northern Iraq. The action came moments after President Bush's press conference , during which he stressed that "there's a better way to deal with the issue than having the Turks send massive troops into the country." Scott Peterson is Istanbul Bureau Chief for the Christian Science Monitor .
New Leadership for America's Largest Sheriff's Department Next month, LA County voters will elect a new sheriff. We’ll talk with Jim McDonnell, the Long Beach Police Chief, who got 49.4% in the primary. Can he reform what one judge called a “corrupt culture”—infamous for the excessive force and jailhouse brutality that led to a federal consent decree?