| Nov 5, 2011
In Athens, meanwhile, Greece's prime minister survived a confidence vote in parliament, calming a revolt in his Socialist party with a pledge to seek an interim government that would secure a vital new European debt deal.
In the end, only vague offers to...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 7:53 AM
Gov. Pat Quinn departs Friday for an eight-day trade mission to China, leading a delegation of 30 politicians, academics, business and union leaders in what his office is billing as the first overseas trip of its kind by an Illinois governor since 2002....
| Nov 9, 2011
| 5:28 PM
Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice spoke at Rice University -- no relation -- as part of the Baker Institute’s Shell Distinguished Lecture series.
She covered the typical topics you’d expect - her childhood, how she got into...
| Nov 17, 2011
BEIJING, China -- At midday in the most visible location in one of the worlds most populous cities, a man lit himself on fire in a political protest Oct. 21.
But it is a tribute to the Chinese governments ability to control information, that the Oct....
| Nov 18, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Congratulations, average American! It's your turn to be blamed for President Obama's -- and America's -- problems.
This is the biggest honor you've won since Time magazine named "you" the Person of the Year.
Being the root cause of our dire national...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:03 PM
Italian fashion giant, Benetton, is known for trendy merchandise, pushed by provocative ads...
The fashion label has certainly outdone themselves this time.
Benetton`s intentionally shocking "Unhate" campaign shows photo shopped pictures of world...
| Oct 9, 2011
| 9:00 PM
On this day 100 years ago, troops in the city of Wuchang, in China's Hubei province, launched a coup against local authorities. The coup ignited a civil war that ended in the collapse of China's 2,200-year-old imperial system.
When a republican...
| Jun 15, 2008
Squinting through a haze of drizzle and dust, his normally starched white shirt wrinkled and muddied, he climbed unsteadily up a pile of broken concrete and twisted steel where a building once stood. Looking tired but determined, he shouted words of...
| Jul 13, 2008
At a news conference during last week's G-8 summit in Japan, President Bush explained why he's attending the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Games:
Question: Good afternoon. Mr. President, I'd like to ask you a question about China. I was wondering...
| Nov 18, 2009
| 4:24 PM
by Mark Silva President Barack Obama, who made closing of the U.S. military-run prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, within one year a priority on Day One of his presidency, allows that January's deadline for closure of the controversial facility will......
| Dec 5, 2009
| 9:34 PM
Republican ex-governor draws many intentional laughs from an audience of Washington journalists....