Show rundown for 8/13/2004

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Najaf Fighting Slows, Truce Considered

Fighting in the Iraqi city of Najaf has died down, and the Iraqi government is reportedly negotiating with representatives of rebel leader and Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr.

Bush, Kerry Both in Oregon

Both Bush and Kerry are in Oregon today hoping to win that important swing state.

Goss Interview: Not Qualified for Today's CIA

This week President Bush nominated Congressman Porter Goss to direct the Central Intelligence Agency. Michael Moore releases an interview in which Goss says he's no longer qualified to work for the CIA.

Julia Child, Gourmet of Television's "French Chef," Dies

Julia Child, America's favorite French chef, died in her California home yesterday, a few days short of her 92nd birthday.

Venezuela Considers Recalling President

We preview this weekend's recall vote of President Hugo Chavez in Venezuela.

Economic Crisis Looms for Dominican Republic

The economic outlook for the Caribbean nation of the Dominican Republic.

New Jersey Governor Resigns

The governor of New Jersey; he says he had an extramarital relationship with a man. But what about allegations of corruption?

Olympics Kick Off in Athens

We check in on the Summer Olympics. Who are some of the international stars that American viewers should keep an eye on?

Ancient Athletes

We talk to the author of a book on the Ancient Games.

This program aired on August 13, 2004.

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