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  • Joel Brinkley: With Chavez absent, Venezuela is in limbo

    Joel Brinkley: With Chavez absent, Venezuela is in limbo
    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,...
  • A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California

    A fire in Brazil, a fake fight in Phoenix and a real one in California
    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. ...
  • The Week in Pictures | Jan. 7-13, 2013

     
    The Week in Pictures from around the world....
  • Pictures in the News | January 10, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • 2012: From Arab Spring to early winter

    2012: From Arab Spring to early winter
    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...
  • Venezuela's Chavez in Cuba for Cancer Surgery

    Venezuela's Chavez in Cuba for Cancer Surgery
    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...
  • Joel Brinkley: What tyrants fear most: social media

    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...
  • Republicans need much work to gain Hispanic vote

    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...
  • Here's one prediction you can take to the bank: In 2016, Focus on the Family will still be spewing paranoid nonsense

     
    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......
  • Election campaign ends with chess match in swing states

    Election campaign ends with chess match in swing states
    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...
  • Obama, Romney clash over world affairs in final debate

    Obama, Romney clash over world affairs in final debate
    – 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...
  • Castro Publishes Article Dismissing Deathbed Rumors

    Castro Publishes Article Dismissing Deathbed Rumors
    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. The article,...