- Newsmaker: US to Withdraw from ABM Treaty - President Bush has told Congressional leaders that the US will announce its intent to withdraw from the Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty, signed by President Richard Nixon in 1972. Doyle McManus, Washington bureau chief for the Los Angeles Times, has more on the treaty that was as well as the search for a new framework for nuclear deterrence aimed at North Korea and China.
- Reporter's Notebook: Race Riots in Northern England - Last summer, the northern English city of Burnley experienced three nights of racial violence that made headlines around the world. A government task force report attributes the riots to an ugly combination of factors. Angelique Chrisafis, northern correspondent for the Guardian, has details on what happened and why.
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