- Newsmaker: US Bishops Begin to Deal with Sex Abuse
Next week in Dallas, a conference of the Roman Catholic Bishops of America will address the crisis of confidence over the handling of multiple incidents of child abuse by priests. What measures are they proposing? A reporter from the Boston Globe explains the latest developments.
- Reporter's Notebook:Praying for a Win
In Japan and South Korea, the World Cup finals are going strong. In Los Angeles and Secaucus, the NBA finals are under way. What do they have in common? Magic. We talk to the co-author and illustrator of Locker Room Mojo: True Tales of Superstitions in Sports about ritual, superstition and championship sports.
America's Ability to Spy
President Bush promises that the FBI and the CIA are going to start sharing information-seven months after 9/11. Congress wants to know why they didn-t do it before. Knowing that the war on terrorism will be won with intelligence, not with weapons, are we prepared? And what does all this mean for an open society? Will Americans-like Europeans--have to get used to domestic spying? Will our civil liberties be compromised? We try to understand this brave new world of American espionage with the Director of the Center for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St. Andrews, the Former Assistant Director of the FBI for Counter-terrorism, the President of the ACLU, and the Chairman of the police union of Germany-s equivalent of the FBI.