- Newsmaker: Argentina's President de la R-a Resigns - Thirty-six million Argentines began life today with a caretaker government after the resignation of elected President Fernando de la R-a. He was driven from office by two days of deadly riots over an economic crisis that has been brewing for years. Andrew Graham-Yooll is Editor-in-Chief of the English language daily Buenos Aires Herald.
- Reporter's Notebook: Photographs of New York - Reuters News Service and Prentice Hall have published a book of 130 images taken by Reuters photographers on and in the aftermath of September 11. Royalties from the book will go to rebuilding New York and helping the families of victims. Photographer Shannon Stapleton, who was at Ground Zero in New York City, has more on the images that commemorate the devastation and the heroism of September 11.
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