The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – April 28, 2004

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As U.S. helicopter gunships pound three districts in Fallujah day and night, President Bush insists that most of the city is returning to normal

U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan warns that U.S. military action in Fallujah could bolster resistance and make it harder to end the U.S. occupation

Supreme Court justices express concern that Americans captured in President Bush’s war on terrorism could be held for decades in U.S. military prisons without any legal rights

A California advisory panel says that electronic voting systems should not be used in November’s presidential election unless they produce a paper trail as a safeguard against vote tampering

A bill to prohibit random drug testing of public school students is approved by a State Senate committee

Prominent attorneys of color representing ethnic and minority bar associations side with district attorney Kamala Harris’s refusal to seek the death penalty for the suspect in the killing of a San Francisco police officer