To begin the New Year, the President made some remarks about the economy. Mr. Obama pointed out the progress he believes the country has made while addressing what still needs to be achieved. One...
From Batista and Regime Flee Cuba; Castro Moving to Take Power; Mobs Riot and Loot in Havana.
Before his Hawaiian vacation begins, President Obama gave a year-end press conference on a wide variety of issues, including the NSA spying scandal and the continuing healthcare roll-out. The...
This week's news is marked by Olympic torch bearing ineptitude leading up to the Sochi Games, speculation as to discussion topics at a Fed conclave, and the Indian government's diplomatic retaliation...
While mourners burnish Mandela's memory, Ukrainian protesters brandish makeshift weapons against security forces. Meanwhile, in the US, legislators agree on budget terms, and we look at the term...
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A powerful tropical storm in the Philippines leaves thousands dead. Read the full story here.
Doris Lessing died this weekend. She was a controversial figure with a body of work so vast it is difficult to know where to start. In this review of an essay collection of Lessing's from 2006, the...
The situation in Syria is extremely complicated and seems to constantly be in flux. President Obama addressed the nation to talk about both the possibility of a peaceful solution and the prospect of...