| Jan 4, 2008
A good story well told
Re "The old men and the sea," Column One, Jan. 1
Christopher Goffard's article was an especially fine piece of writing. It was well-structured and lucid, with many beautiful turns of phrase. He captured his subject, of course,...
| Sep 26, 2009
| 8:07 PM
NEW YORK -- President Barack Obama praised the police department on Saturday for its work in disrupting a possible terrorist bombing plot aimed at commuter trains.
Obama dialed in to a counterterrorism briefing the New York Police Department was giving...
| Oct 2, 2009
Developer Bob Reese on Thursday tried to reassure Maitland officials that a $7.5 million foreclosure action would not jeopardize his partnership with the city.
Reese is two years into a five-year deal with the city to build a pedestrian-friendly...
| Aug 10, 2009
Swine flu is one of the hot topics for President Obama during his two day visit to Mexico. He's meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper in Guadalajara.
The leaders are trying to find ways to prevent the...
| Jan 3, 2010
| 9:59 PM
SAN'A, Yemen - Western embassies in Yemen locked up Sunday after fresh threats from al-Qaida, and the White House expressed alarm at the terror group's expanded reach in the poor Arab nation where an offshoot apparently ordered the Christmas Day plot...
| Jan 4, 2010
| 9:42 PM
WASHINGTON -- The government has added dozens of people to the ominous lists of suspected terrorists and those barred from U.S.-bound flights, a crackdown that comes as President Barack Obama is poised to announce changes to the nation's watchlists.
| Jan 4, 2010
Yemeni officials on Sunday dismissed the threat posed by Al Qaeda in their country as "exaggerated" and downplayed the possibility of cooperating closely with the United States in fighting Islamic militants, even as the U.S. and Britain temporarily closed...
| Jan 7, 2010
U.S. border security officials learned of the alleged extremist links of the suspect in the Christmas Day jetliner bombing attempt as he was airborne from Amsterdam to Detroit and had decided to question him when he landed, officials disclosed Wednesday....
| Feb 18, 2010
| 11:39 AM
The White House says President Barack Obama has been briefed about Thursday's plane crash in Texas.
Spokesman Robert Gibbs says the president was briefed by counterterrorim adviser John Brennan shortly before leaving the White House for a trip to...