MEDICINE: Why is breast cancer epidemic among American women?
Researchers believe something in the Western way of life increases the risk of the malignancy. Could it be high-fat diets? A lack of research funds is thwarting efforts to find out. Meanwhile, inquiries into the genetics of the disease and new therapies are raising hopes for patients.
NATION: Is debate divisive? A constitutional battle looms over the march toward war
Ever since the beginning of the crisis, Bush has enjoyed a relatively free hand in the gulf. Last week Congress finally resolved to take up the debate over the merits...