- Making News: The Shuttles' Uncertain Future
The Shuttle Discovery has docked with the International Space Station, but not before it performed a kind of back-flip maneuver so cameras could assess the possible damage from Tuesday's launch. Michael Cabbage, author of Comm Check...: the Final Flight of Shuttle Columbia, reports for the Orlando Sentinel.
- Reporter's Notebook: Statement from IRA Announces End to Armed Campaign
The Irish Republican Army says it will end its 35-year campaign of armed conflict and pursue independence from Britain by peaceful means. The pledge came in a DVD released to reporters in London, followed by an announcement in Dublin by Gerry Adams, who leads Sinn Fein, the political wing of the IRA. Prime Minister Tony Blair calls it "a step of unparalleled magnitude." Dan Keenan is Northern News Editor for the Irish Times.
Cabbage's article on grounding of shuttles
Energy Policy Act of 2005 (HR 6)
Methyl Tertiary Butyl Ether (MTBE), EPA on
New York Times article on Environmental Protection Agency-s decision to delay report on fuel economy
Public Utility Control Authority (PUCA)
Text of embargoed EPA report (NY Times)
Irish Republican Army (IRA) on end to armed campaign