| Jun 15, 2011
| 8:35 AM
ABC's latest venture into reality programming, "Expedition Impossible," premiering Thursday, June 23, has the hallmarks of a Mark Burnett hit: an exotic locale, demanding challenges and teams viewers will root for.
"What I was trying to set out to do...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 3:22 PM
Q. The pro-democracy uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt have resonated around the world, with even the Wall Street Journal going so far as to headline one column, “The Arab World's 1989?” Hosni Mubarak's resignation from his position as...
| Nov 23, 2010
| 5:18 AM
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| Mar 2, 2011
| 4:17 PM
For the first time since the summer of 2008, gasoline prices in Chicago have climbed over the $4 mark.
The BP station at Lawrence Avenue and Marine Drive in Uptown is charging $4.09 for a gallon of regular this morning. $4.29 for premium.
| Mar 25, 2011
| 3:46 PM
While the role of the United States in Libya is dominating the news, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) and Brad Sherman (D-Sherman Oaks) are also keeping an eye on foreign policy elsewhere.
Sherman has zeroed in on what he perceives as significant holes in...
| Mar 29, 2011
| 3:41 AM
Good evening. Tonight, I'd like to update the American people on the international effort that we have led in Libya - what we have done, what we plan to do, and why this matters to us.
I want to begin by paying tribute to our men and women in uniform...
| Apr 18, 2011
| 12:49 AM
A former graduate student at Northwestern University reporting on the unrest in Libya is believed to be a captive of authorities in the North African country and has not been seen or heard from in nearly two weeks.
Friends of James Foley, 37, a New...
| Apr 24, 2011
| 12:29 PM
Pope Benedict, in his Easter message to the world, on Sunday lamented that the day's joy was marred by war in Libya and urged Europe to welcome desperate migrants fleeing strife in north Africa.
The 84-year-old pope, marking his sixth Easter as Roman...
| Jan 31, 2011
| 9:25 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown told lawmakers that "it would be unconscionable" not to let voters decide whether to pay more taxes to help balance the budget, using his first State of the State address as California's 39th governor to press Republicans to agree to a...
| Feb 20, 2011
| 2:41 PM
Sarah Burshan sent dozens of cell phone texts and Facebook messages, eager for any sign that her cousins in Libya survived the violent crackdown of recent protests that rocked the North African nation.
Her mother, Amal Burshan, tried phone calls and...
| May 11, 2012
| 5:34 PM
As German Gen. Erwin Rommel chased British forces across the North African desert, a stray Royal Air Force fighter crashed in the blistering sands of the Egyptian Sahara on June 28, 1942. The pilot was never heard from again. The damaged Kittyhawk P-40 --...
| May 18, 2012
| 9:41 AM
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