- Newsmaker (national): US Air Strikes Against Iraq - Today, as President Bush meets with Mexico's President Fox, US and British planes bombed Iraqi command facilities and radar stations. Peter Grier, of The Christian Science Monitor, updates us on the developing situation, and suggests that the attack may have been brewing during the earliest stages of the Bush administration.
- Newsmaker (local broadcast only): Iraqi Update - The US has begun to release information about today's US and British air strikes against Iraqi military targets. Phyllis Bennis, a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies, updates us .
- Reporter's Notebook: When George W. Bush 'Dubs Ya' - Comedian, satirist, and author of Saturday Night Live fame, Al Franken brings us some laughs as he takes off on President Bush's habit of nicknaming his colleagues. Expressing pity for satirists who miss Bill Clinton, he finds George W's penchant for nicknames "a writer's dream."
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