Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts wins the first election contest of the U-S presidential race -- the Democratic Party caucuses in the midwestern state of Iowa.
President Bush goes before a joint session of Congress tonight to deliver his annual State of the Union address.
Amnesty International welcomes the imminent release of a Cambodian fugitive jailed in Thailand since 1999, saying his release is a victory for global human rights activism. Cambodian authorities had accused opposition member Sok Yoeun of involvement in a 1998 assassination attempt on Premier Hun Sen.
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