A day after Palestinian and Israeli leaders agreed in Annapolis to resume peace talks, President Bush will bring together Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas today at the White House. Bush will meet with each leader separately initially and then later this afternoon bring them together to formally announce that the first direct negotiations in years have begun.
Pervez Musharraf stepped down as Pakistan's military commander today, one day before he is to be sworn in as the civilian president. While welcoming the move, opposition leader Benazir Bhutto said she still did not accept him as the country's top leader.
O. J. Simpson and two of his coconspirators in the Las Vegas sports memorabilia alleged heist are due in a Nevada court today. The three men are facing kidnapping and armed robbery charges, and the 4