- Making News: Iran Says It's Moving Towards Large-Scale Enrichment
In yesterday's televised celebration, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announced that Iran had reached a uranium-enrichment breakthrough. Experts reacted by saying the enrichment quantities are miniscule to date. Today, Iran announced it plans to move toward large-scale enrichment, employing some 54,000 centrifuges. Robert Einhorn served as Assistant Secretary of State for Nonproliferation under Presidents Clinton and Bush.
- Reporter's Notebook: Flight 93 Tape Played at Moussaoui Trial
In the death-penalty trial against Zacarias Moussaoui, jurors have heard testimony from the attacks on the World Trade Center and the impact of the plane that crashed into the Pentagon. Today, prosecutors played the cockpit voice-recorder from Flight 93, which crashed in a Pennsylvania field. The 30-minute recording had never been aired publicly before. Among the listeners was the New York Times' Jere Longman, author of Among the Heroes.
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