| May 8, 2009
Need help in the sack?
Sarah Gold, a senior reviews editor at Publishers Weekly, said relationship advice books used to pile up on her desk only before Valentine's Day. Now she gets a steady barrage year-round.
With book sales down 2.8 percent last...
| Sep 11, 2009
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has spent a lot of time this week talking about one of his favorite subjects: Silvio Berlusconi. On Thursday, he called himself the best prime minister "that Italy has had in its 150-year history." Earlier in the...
| Apr 7, 2009
| 3:13 PM
The calls from America kept coming but Paolo Paolucci's answer stayed the same:
"Gabriella is dead."
A sigh, a gasp, and in the near distance, the sounds of hands and clawed machines digging at the stone, mortar and splintered wood of broken homes and...
| Feb 19, 2011
As the Berlin International Film Festival kicked off last week, the upheaval in Egypt was on everyone's lips here in the German capital. But it was the bitter aftermath of Iran's 2009 populist uprising that truly infused this year's Berlinale.
| Mar 31, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Warning that destruction could be on America's doorstep because it oppresses “God's chosen people,” Minister Louis Farrakhan, the controversial Nation of Islam leader, defended Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi today, calling the U.S. action in...
| May 13, 2011
| 1:19 PM
In 1860, Abraham Lincoln went to Cooper Union in New York to deliver the speech that would launch his national political career and help him secure the Republican presidential nomination.
But before the speech, Lincoln marked the occasion by stopping...
| Jun 12, 2011
Hope isn't a strategy. But it was a major part of NATO's decision to launch an air war against Libya's Moammar Kadafi almost three months ago.
Back in March, when the bombing began, the leaders of France, Britain and the United States hoped Kadafi's...
| Jun 26, 2011
In a deservedly obscure village among the green hills and dairy farms of Ireland's midlands stands a pub that has been turned into a shrine to Barack Obama. In the back room of Ollie Hayes' saloon, a large and markedly unattractive fake-bronze bust of the...
| May 29, 2008
by Frank James There are polls that matter and polls that don't. We'll let you decide which category the following one falls into. The Telegraph, a British newspaper, conducted a survey of people in Europe's five wealthiest nations--Britain, Germany,...
| Jun 14, 2008
by Mark Silva President Bush, during a weeklong tour of Europe - his farewell, second-term survey of a continent where relations with the United States were strained by the president's first-term policies - spoke of the many ways that the......
| Aug 14, 2008
by Mark Silva President Bush will have lunch today at the George Bush Center for Intelligence, the headquarters compound of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va., named for his father, the former president and CIA director. He will get......