Olmert Diagnosis Stirs Israel's Political Cauldron

Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced Monday that he has been diagnosed with prostate cancer. Olmert's face was caked with makeup, but it didn't conceal his pallor as he stood at the podium before a battery of cameras. At a hastily convened press conference, Olmert, 62, said his doctors called the growth "microscopic," saying "it has not metastasized and it can be removed in a short surgical procedure." After the announcement Olmert hurriedly left the room with his political and...Full Story
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