He takes over a city that will test his legendary toughness and may become a laboratory for addressing the problems that plague urban areas in hard times.
Western fears of Islamist takeover in post-Mubarak Egypt are unfounded. During recent protests, the Muslim Brotherhood has demonstrated a commitment to peaceful political participation. The US now has an opportunity to support a truly democratic Egypt, including the Brotherhood.
Blagojevich ‘corruptly used his office,’ US says after a wiretap probe.
A lesson from Great Depression, historians say, is that Roosevelt didn't spend enough to jolt economy into recovery.
The Illinois governor has promised to name someone before the end of the year.