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  • Obama earns Nobel Peace Prize, signs U.S.-Russia treaty to cut nuclear stockpiles by 30% (text, video)

     
    A year ago, President Obama called for the elimination of all nuclear weapons. Then he won the Nobel Peace Prize, prompting critics to wonder what he'd done to deserve it. Thursday he made a down payment on that promise. In......
  • Clinton: 'Thank goodness' for healthcare

     
    by Mark Silva Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who attempted to overhaul the nation's healthcare insurance as first lady during the first term of her husband, former President Bill Clinton, has a couple of words for President Barack Obama's success.......
  • Al Qaeda seeks nuclear weapon: Obama

     
    by Mark Silva Much of the focus on nuclear threats lately has centered on the arsenals of the United States and Russia and the ambitions of states such as Iran. But the big threat, President Barack Obama said today, is......
  • Evangelicals Support No Nukes

     
    A Nashville-based evangelical group has endorsed President Barack Obama's Nuclear Posture Review. The 2010 nuclear weapons policy includes: ·      No use of nuclear weapons against non-nuclear states in compliance with the N...
  • "White Protestant Nation," by Allan J. Lichtman

    In his Pulitzer Prize-winning history, "Freedom From Fear," an account spanning the Great Depression and World War II, David M. Kennedy takes note of a special session of Congress called by Franklin Roosevelt in late 1937, two years after the passage of...
  • Barack Obama has advantage of big bucks, a big name: Colin Powell

    FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Barack Obama strongly boosted his presidential prospects on Sunday, winning the coveted endorsement of former Secretary of State Colin L. Powell and ringing up a staggering $150 million in contributions in a single month of...
  • November 1, 2008 thru May 11, 2009: Bold Caballeros y Noble Bandidas

    Captivating exhibition explores Mexican popular culture inspired by the Mexican Revolution of 1910. Saturday, November 1, 2008, to Sunday, May 10, 2009 (Day of the Dead to Mexican Mother's Day). Bold Caballeros y Noble Bandidas ride in to the Autry...
  • The Source Of The Dow Chemical Plant Odor Has Been Neutralized

    The Source Of The Dow Chemical Plant Odor Has Been Neutralized
    Upon recommendation from the Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Louisiana State Police, The St. Charles Parish Department of Emergency Preparedness has lifted all protective actions related to...
  • Honduras Crisis Talks Resume Day After Stalemate

    Honduras Crisis Talks Resume Day After Stalemate
    SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- Talks to resolve Honduras' political crisis resumed Sunday with the two sides at odds over reinstating the ousted president and creating a reconciliation government. The two camps seemed to be far from a compromise, with exiled...
  • Can a dictator oversee an election?

    Today, Curtis and Katulis discuss Pakistan's upcoming elections. Yesterday, they debated whether fighting terrorism is worth giving U.S. foreign aid to an undemocratic regime. Later in the week, they'll discuss Benazir Bhutto, how losing Pakistan's...
  • McCain slaps Obama and Bush on nukes

     
    by Frank James Earlier today, I wrote about Sen. John McCain being heckled during his speech in Denver today on nuclear proliferation today but what about the speech itself? McCain took the opportunity of the today's speech to belittle Sen.......
  • War talk: Not to be taken 'all seriously?'

     
    by Mark Silva It may be best not to take too seriously any of the war plans, or withdrawal plans, that candidates for president are making, one seasoned military analyst says. Too much is open for change by the time......