The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 5, 2004

U.S. Homeland Security Officials begin scanning fingerprints and taking digital photos of foreigners arriving in this country Stressed by depoloyments and the occupation of Iraq, the U.S. Army offers re-enlistment bonuses of up to ten thousand dollars to soldiers in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Kuwait The San Francisco Chronicle and its former technology columnist Henry Norr … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – January 4, 2004

British Prime Minister Tony Blair, in a surprise visit to Iraq, defends Britain’s involvement in the occupation, echoing the Bush administration, he calls the invasion a warning to other repressive regimes Afghanistan’s Loya Jurga agrees on a new constitution today, clearing the way for the country’s first elections in nearly 3 decades. the constitution gives … Continued


The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – December 30, 2003

In a surprise move Attorney General John Ashcroft recuses himself from the investigation of the Bush Administration’s leak of the identity of a CIA agent – but there will not be an outside independent special prosecutor – the probe will be headed by a Justice Department career federal attorney in Chicago The Agriculture Department announces … Continued