- Making News: Christian Leader Discloses What Rove Told Him about Miers
White House advisor Karl Rove told a conservative Christian leader that Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers "would not be supportive of abortion." That's according to James Dobson, head of the evangelical group called Focus on the Family. John Harwood is National Political Editor of the Wall Street Journal.
- Reporter's Notebook: Los Angeles Archdioceses Goes Public with Abuse Files
The Roman Catholic Church has been subject to accusations that it ignored warnings about sexual abuse of children by its clergymen. Today, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles released confidential personnel files showing the scope of the problem. John Broder, Los Angeles Bureau Chief for the New York Times, reports on the church's failure to protect its parishioners.
Will Constitutional Vote Unite Iraqis or Drive Them Apart?
The interim government says 6,000 polling stations have been established so that 12 million Iraqis will be able to vote on a new constitution. But the constitution itself was still being amended today to accommodate Sunni Muslim leaders, who say the document favors Kurds and Shiite Muslims at Sunni expense. As deadly violence continues, there's concern that the voting itself could increase the very differences the constitution is supposed to resolve. We get perspective on whether Saturday's election will bring Iraq unity through democracy or take it a step closer to civil war from journalists in the region, experts on Iraq and the Middle East, and veteran US and Iraqi diplomats.