| Dec 2, 2009
| 9:15 AM
BRUSSELS -- European and other U.S. allies will contribute more than 5,000 new troops to the international force in Afghanistan, NATO's chief said Wednesday, declaring that the war is not America's alone.
Still, aside from Poland, the pledges came in...
| Jun 15, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by John McCormick and Bruce Japsen President Barack Obama today is calling the cost of health care a "ticking time-bomb" that threatens to slow the nation's economic recovery. "We are spending over $2 trillion a year on health care --......
| Jul 6, 2009
| 4:24 AM
by Mark Silva It may not be the "reset button'' that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presented her Russian counterpart earlier this year - a symbol of the need to start over again in relations between the United States and......
| Oct 16, 2009
| 4:32 AM
Michael Sheen has been making the rounds promoting "The Damned United," a wonderful portrait of Brian Clough, the legendary (and legendarily obnoxious) 1960s British soccer coach who managed to turn a series of underdogs into winning teams, alienating...
| Dec 18, 2009
| 4:32 PM
Context may be everything when it comes to news coverage, but sometimes, the health and medical specifics are fascinating on their own. Just this week for instance, you might have asked yourself the following questions... - What should I do......
| Feb 27, 2009
Critics say that at six billion euros (£5.4bn), the cost of the two-and-a-half mile bridge across the Strait of Messina is far too high and have questioned the wisdom of building such a giant span in a region which is prone to earthquakes.
| Dec 13, 2009
| 2:22 PM
The embattled Prime Minister of Italy, Silvio Berlusconi, was struck in the face by a mentally disturbed man Sunday at a campaign rally in Milan.
According to authorities, the 73 year-old Berlusconi will stay in a hospital overnight for observation after...
| Dec 16, 2009
| 11:06 AM
ROME -- A young man with mental problems managed on Wednesday to reach the hospital floor where Premier Silvio Berlusconi was recovering from an attack, and police were questioning him, authorities said.
A Milan anti-terrorism police official said the...
| Dec 14, 2009
The weekend assault on Silvio Berlusconi has highlighted how deeply polarizing a figure the Italian prime minister is, as friends and foes dug in even more firmly Monday to their respective positions on his leadership.
Critics declared that, although...
| Jun 15, 2009
| 10:26 AM
(WGN-AM)- President Barack Obama called the cost of health care a "ticking time-bomb" that threatens to slow the nation's economic recovery as he pushed a massive reform plan during an appearance in Chicago before the nation's largest doctors group....
| Jun 15, 2009
President Barack Obama called the cost of health care a "ticking time-bomb" that threatens to slow the nation's economic recovery as he pushed a massive reform plan during an appearance today in Chicago before the nation's largest doctors group.
| Jun 30, 2009
VIAREGGIO, Italy -- A freight train derailed and plowed into houses in a small Italian town, setting off an explosion and fire that killed at least 12 people — many as they slept in their homes — and injured at least 50, officials said Tuesday.