- Making News: Verdict in Sniper Trial
In Virginia Beach, Virginia, after a six-week trial, a jury spent just six hours before finding verdicts of guilty against John Allen Muhammad who terrorized the capital and its suburbs a year ago. Michael Ruane of the Washington Post has more on the verdict in the trial of the -Washington sniper- as well as ongoing testimony in the trial of fellow suspect Lee Boyd Malvo.
- Reporter's Notebook: Governor Schwarzenegger-s Premiere
For only the second time in US history, a state has recalled and replaced a Governor. This time it-s California, and the new Governor is a former body-builder and action-movie star. Today, celebrities joined politicians and reporters from all over the world for the inaugural of Arnold Schwarzenegger. We hear about today's big event from Carla Marinucci of the San Francisco Chronicle, and about the challenge facing the new Governor from political scientist Thad Kousser of UC San Diego.
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