The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – May 14, 2004

Listen Download | copy rss link

U.S. occupation forces penetrate deep into the holy city of Najaf in Iraq as they fight the militia of Shiite Cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. . . . .the Iraqis blame the U.S. troops for damage to one of Shia’s holiest shrines there

The U.S. military backs off a number of interrogation techniques used on
iraqi prisoners, including sensory and sleep deprivation ….but there’s no
mention of other abusive methods that have surfaced in the prisoner torture

A lawsuit is filed to overturn the state’s takeover of Oakland schools.. A group of school board members, parents, teachers, and public officials are trying to keep five schools from being closed

Advocates for in-home health services care and for low income Californians voice their discontent with Governor Schwarzenegger’s latest budget proposal

Hundreds of thousands of Cubans march in protest of president Bush’s
Tightening of the U.S. embargo against them

The U.S. Supreme court stays out of it and same sex marriages will be
performed in the state of Massachusettes starting Monday