Topic: Barack Obama
The once well-defined boundary between politics and the celebrity-media complex is already blurring beyond recognition.
12/31/2009 01:24 pm
The suicide attack was one of the most ambitious of the war, killing seven CIA employees and one Afghan on Wednesday. The attack occurred in Khost Province, near the Pakistan border.
12/31/2009 12:53 pm
The US is stepping up its efforts in Yemen quietly, giving the country tools and money to comabt terrorism without fanfare. The strategy is the result of lessons learned in Pakistan, in particular.
12/31/2009 12:01 pm
Barack Obama and Tiger Woods dominated headlines in 2009. Here are some vital news stories that didn't get as much play.
12/31/2009 10:48 am
Some 1,400 activists from 43 countries had gathered in Cairo since Sunday to mark the first anniversary of the Gaza war. Egypt says about 100 will be allowed to march into the Gaza Strip.
12/31/2009 10:26 am
Wounded by their losses on healthcare, Republicans have gone on the offensive after the Christmas attack, amplifying partisanship by criticizing President Obama's national-security credentials.
12/30/2009 08:08 pm
Hillary Rodham Clinton edged out Sarah Palin as most admired woman in this year's Gallup poll. But Palin won handily among Republicans, and she tied Clinton among Independents.
12/30/2009 02:59 pm
Competition may bring out the best in business and sports, but that logic doesn’t necessarily apply to public schools. The practical way to mend the educational system is by implementing economic and social reforms that focus on the children.
12/30/2009 01:04 pm
Drop the partisan politics and knee-jerk security measures resulting from the Christmas Day attack. Focus on what’s useful: passenger screening and terrorist watch lists.
12/30/2009 11:41 am
Russia Prime Minister Putin said there were problems with arms talks aimed at finalizing a new strategic arms reduction deal. Is it a hardball tactic or a bid to derail the negotiations altogether?
12/30/2009 11:25 am