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The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 27, 2004

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U.S. warplanes and artillery batter the city of Fallujah, as a fragile cease fire comes to an end

The top U.N. envoy says that despite the fighting in Iraq, it’s possible to set up an interim government by the end of May – a month before the U.S. occupation authority hands over nominal power

Explosions and gunfire rocks the Syrian capital as security forces battle militants in a Damascus suburb where many foreign embassies are located

The Bush Administration argues at the Supreme Court that records of Vice President Dick Cheney’s energy task force should be kept secret.. The Sierra Club and a coservative judicial group want to know the names of the task force members

A group of prison reform advocates proposes cutting one billion dollars a year from the State’s prison system

Anti-nuclear weapons activists speak out against the development of new weapons programs at the Lawrence Livermore National Lab