- Making News: All Four Londoner Bomber Suspects in Custody
There's been a flurry of activity in both London and Rome today, with arrests being made of men evidently connected to the failed July 21 attacks on London's transit system. Sebastian Rotella, Paris Bureau Chief of the Los Angeles Times, is covering developments in Britain.
- Reporter's Notebook: Senator Frist Breaks with Bush on Stem Cell Research
After passing through the House, the stem cell bill has been stalled in the Senate, with Republican leader Bill Frist echoing President Bush's opposition. This morning, Frist announced he's reversed his position and will back expansion of research, a move that will no doubt push the bill closer to passage, and possibly prompt the President to use the first veto of his office. Mike Madden of Gannett News Service has an update.
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