- Newsmaker: Pre-European tour, Bush spells out new global warming policy -- As he prepared to leave for Europe, President Bush took to the Rose Garden today to outline proposals for dealing with global warming. Watching the procedings was Andrew Revkin, New York Times reporter and author of the book, Global Warming: Understanding the Forecast.
- Reporter's Notebook: Abortions in International Waters -- Ireland is among the countries where abortion is illegal. Even a rape or incest victim must go overseas to obtain an operation or the so-called "abortion pill," RU-486. Today a 130-foot ship called Women on Waves has sailed from the Netherlands with two doctors, a nurse and an operating room on board. First stop-Dublin, Ireland.
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On the road to SCOTUS: Politics trumps the law Conservative Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s Senate confirmation looks highly likely, but crucial issues won’t go away. The Supreme Court may see cases involving abortion, health care and the limits of presidential power. Can Democrats use upcoming hearings to dramatize what’s at stake--before November’s elections?
Politics and ‘incivility’ One Democrat wants Trump aides confronted in public over separating immigrant families. But her party’s leaders call that “incivility.” The question is: does moderation accomplish real change -- or is it a smokescreen for the status quo? When it comes to achieving racial equality, what’s worked and what hasn’t?
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