Topic: The Associated Press
Civil war has been the worst-case scenario in Syria since the revolt against Assad began eight months ago. Damascus has a web of allegiances that extends to Lebanon's powerful Hezbollah movement and Iran's Shiite theocracy, raising fears of a regional conflagration.
12/01/2011 03:29 pm
First, a foreign auto worker was arrested. Now one has been ticketed under Alabama's anti-illegal-immigration law. Could neighboring states lure away businesses that employ foreigners?
12/01/2011 03:28 pm
Mitt Romney is launching new TV ads in Iowa Friday. But so far Mitt Romney's campaign ads have not been very good, says DCDecoder.
12/01/2011 09:49 am
Eleven protesters in the British embassy attack were released last night. Britain is rallying Europe to clamp down hard on Iran.
12/01/2011 09:11 am
In court this week, experts are debating whether John Hinckley Jr., who shot President Reagan 30 years ago, should be allowed greater freedom away from the psychiatric hospital where he’s been held ever since.
11/30/2011 07:21 pm
Herman Cain: Publicly, there were no signs that the former pizza company executive was calling it quits in his campaign for the presidential nomination.
11/30/2011 06:38 pm
Machinist Union officials told a news conference Wednesday in Seattle the Boeing 737 deal includes a four-year contract extension.
11/30/2011 02:55 pm
For tea party groups, the audit by Richmond, Va., highlights long-running complaints of a double standard in the treatment of activists. The audit also puts a spotlight on free-speech regulations.
11/29/2011 05:32 pm
The development strategy for Lagos, Nigeria's financial capital, is one that could be a model for burgeoning cities across the continent, particularly for its transportation planning.
11/29/2011 01:35 pm
Ndamukong Suh will sit out the next two games for stomping on the arm of a Green Bay Packers lineman last Thursday. The Detroit Lions defensive tackle met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell about player conduct earlier this fall.
11/29/2011 12:12 pm