| Feb 24, 2011
A landmark New Orleans hotel received the prestigious "T-Wall Award" from our nation's military Thursday. The Roosevelt Hotel was honored for it's unique role in training the National Guard.
It was an unusual mission for National Guardsmen who are more...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 4:15 PM
Tuesday, the General Election will be held. After months of tracking the various campaigns — senatorial, gubernatorial and otherwise — it has been a long slog to the finish line. Has anyone else ever wished for a system in which the candidates...
| Nov 8, 2010
| 11:26 AM
George W. Bush was conspicuously absent during the midterm election campaign, despite Democratic efforts to resurrect him as a political punching bag.
But on the eve of the release of his memoirs, the former president is back in the public eye in a big...
| Mar 4, 2011
| 5:34 PM
Seated in his South Glendale apartment with his wife and three children, two of whom are identical-twin daughters, Caesar Ahmed says he has resigned himself to a new life in the U.S., far from the strife spreading in his native Iraq and other Middle...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Of course I take the side of the rebels, the people Bashar Assad has called terrorists. Now that people in Assad's inner circle have strapped bombs to their chest, can the war last much longer before he's vaporized?
Assad has a weird head and neck. His...
| Jul 29, 2011
When Saddam Hussein tells his son Uday in this film “I should have killed you the day you were born,” it’s rather powerful. He has just grabbed him by the testicles and was ready to slice him up. Uday’s in a hospital having his...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 12:30 PM
Saddam Hussein Back in the News: Mohamed Bishr, an Egyptian man bearing a remarkable resemblance to the late Iraqi dictator, claimed in October that he had been briefly kidnapped after spurning an offer to portray Saddam in a porn video. Bishr's adult...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 1:38 PM
By now, of course, the key details of former national security adviser and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice's "No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington" have already made it to public view. Among them: She clashed over policy with Vice...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 5:07 PM
The Kent County GOP welcomed Condoleezza Rice to Grand Rapids. The former Secretary of State gave the keynote speech for the 124th annual Lincoln Dinner.
Rice, who's on a book tour, spoke to a crowd of roughly 700 people about her days in the White...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 9:55 PM
An accused terrorist was arraigned late Sunday in a Manhattan courthouse on charges he conspired to commit crimes of terrorism.
Some of the charges lodged against Jose Pimentel, 27, include first-degree criminal possession of a weapon as a crime of...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 7:46 AM
A man described as a homegrown terrorist is behind bars accused of plotting to bomb post offices, police cars and a police station in Bayonne, New Jersey.
Cops say 27-year-old Jose Pimentel of Hamilton Heights was arrested Saturday as he was about to...
| Nov 26, 2011
| 4:38 PM
America avoided one catastrophe this summer when Congress raised the debt ceiling and averted the first default in U.S. history. But another calamity is waiting in the wings. The failure of the budget "supercommittee" puts in motion a trillion dollars...