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The Egyptian military has postponed by three weeks an appeal hearing for blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad, whose case symbolizes the lack of freedom of expression in Egypt today.
Hank Williams Jr., on a Monday TV program, likened President Obama to Hitler. In trying to explain his remarks later, Hank Williams Jr. talked about the tea party being painted as racist and extremist.
Since last year's 'Red Sludge' disaster, Hungary's worst environmental tragedy, Hungarians have used the tools of democracy to seek restitution – a rarity in this former Communist state.
Hank Williams Jr saw his Monday Night Football jingle pulled by ESPN. Why? Hank Williams Jr. compared President Obama to Adolf Hitler.
A new biography on Eisenhower is engaging but airbrushes some of Ike's mistakes and flaws.
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The 2011 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, a notoriously hard-to-predict award, will be announced on Thursday. Here are the winners from the past decade. Some were surprise candidates while others were expected but all – in their own unique styles – caught the attention of the Nobel committee.