MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay -- It has become perhaps the most unexpected rivalry in the western hemisphere. This was originally supposed to be a piece dedicated to the achievements of Sport Club Internacional, the reigning Copa Libertadores champion. But what I witnessed here last Wednesday changed my mind.
One of the less happy facts of filmmaking is that some really strong music can be overlooked because it's created for a film that doesn't knock over the box office. Or even slash a big "Z" on the concession stand.
President Bush, in a speech Tuesday at the National Institutes of Health, said the United States must be prepared to detect bird flu outbreaks anywhere in the world, stockpile vaccines and anti-viral drugs and be ready to respond at the federal, state and local levels in the event a pandemic reaches the United States.