- Newsmaker: Saudi Ambassador Visits Crawford
Yesterday, Vice President Cheney made the Bush administration-s case for attacking Iraq. Today, the Saudi ambassador to Washington is visiting the Bush White House in Crawford, Texas. Robin Wright, chief diplomatic correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, says that Prince Bandar voiced concern about America-s determination to topple Saddam Hussein rather than solve the Arab-Israeli conflict.
- Reporter's Notebook: When Times Are Tough, Sell Your Stuff on eBay With shares down by 20 percent, eBay has at least survived the collapse of the dot-com economy. One reason is that the Internet auction site provides a market for financially strapped Americans who use it to sell stuff they-d otherwise throw away. The Wall Street Journal-s Nick Wingfield discovered how and why countless people are turning to the cyber-marketplace to make a quick buck.
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