| Feb 12, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Venezuelans are hungry.
Food shortages in this oil-rich state are reaching record levels, and many consumers now have to lurk around behind grocery stores, hoping the merchant will open the back door and sell them corn flour, sugar, cooking oil,...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:54 AM
Dick Van Dyke brought his characteristic charm to the SAG Awards this weekend, and Internet users dutifully searched for all sorts of details on him -- anything to distract us from the icy weather that caused school closings from here to Ann Arbor. ...
| Jan 11, 2013
| 3:44 PM
The Week in Pictures from around the world....
| Jan 10, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Pictures in the News from around the world....
| Dec 23, 2012
Meteorologists know seasons are predictable. In the weather world, spring is always followed by summer. But the political world is different. Spring can proceed to summer, or it can lead to a sudden onset of winter.
That was the case this year in the...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Havana -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez arrived Monday in Cuba for surgery just days after saying his cancer had returned.
State-run VTV showed Chavez embracing Vice President Nicolas Maduro and other top Venezuelan officials before his plane took off...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 2:30 PM
Most of the world's dictators share a common fear, and it's not of the United States, NATO, the United Nations or any outside entity. No, the force that most threatens them is social media.
Originally designed as enhanced online chat forums for young...
| Nov 15, 2012
As Republicans entered their post-mortem analysis of the presidential race debacle, many of their top office holders and conservative pundits came up with a quick and easy solution.
Their consensus was: We have to change our position on immigration...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:32 PM
In advance of the 2008 election, Focus on the Family released "Letter from 2012 in Obama’s America," warning their followers what life would be like in the fall of 2012 were Barack Obama to be elected. It's both frightening and......
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:59 PM
After years of planning and months of campaigning, the most expensive presidential race in history comes down to a final five-day whirlwind of speeches and television ads in the eight states still up for grabs.
President Barack Obama and Republican...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 10:26 PM
– The eyes of the world were on South Florida on Monday evening as issues of the world — foreign and military policy — took center stage in a presidential campaign that's been dominated, until now, by the economy.
President Barack Obama...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Havana -- Cuba has stepped up efforts to douse speculation over the health of its former leader Fidel Castro by publishing an article under his name in state-run media in which he scoffs at recent rumors and those who circulated them.