| May 21, 2012
TRIPOLI, Libya — The Libyan intelligence officer convicted in the 1988 bombing of an American airliner over Lockerbie, Scotland, died at home here Sunday nearly three years after passions around the case were reawakened when he was freed on...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:52 AM
Sudanese rebels released 29 Chinese workers, ending an 11-day hostage crisis that highlights the exposure of Chinese nationals abroad as their government expands its global reach....
| Feb 10, 2012
| 11:20 AM
Syria's rebels must wonder: Where's the NATO air power? What's a rebel group got to do for a few 500-lb. bombs? But the sad truth is, the Western cavalry isn't coming....
| Feb 17, 2012
| 4:39 PM
WorldNow, photographs, Libya, Kadafi: Every day, WorldNow highlights a remarkable photo from somewhere around the world. Today we picked this photo from Benghazi, Libya, where a man holds a placard reading "I (heart) Benghazi." Thousands of Libyans marked...
| May 14, 2012
| 4:39 PM
At least 72 Libyan civilians were killed last year by NATO air attacks, a third of them children and teenagers, according to a report by Human Rights Watch released Monday. The report raises questions about whether the Western alliance bombed Libyan...
| 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...
| Aug 25, 2011
Twenty years ago this summer, American cities staged noisy, flag-waving parades to celebrate the U.S. victory in a war we've almost forgotten: the Persian Gulf War against Iraq. The president at the time, George H.W. Bush, saw his poll ratings soar in the...
| Jul 6, 2011
| 12:54 PM
The first step to recovery is admitting you have a problem.
Thankfully, Congress yesterday ended its collective denial and admitted it is completely irrelevant.
Senate leaders on Tuesday abandoned plans to force a vote on authorizing the U.S. war in...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 6:38 PM
It's often interesting to see how foreign news outlets cover the stories the American media find so important.
For instance, consider this example from Russia Today, the English-language news outlet, and how its journalists covered New York congressman ...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 1:31 PM
There's a debate swirling in the country right now about the War Powers Act in relation to the war/non-war/"squirmish" in Libya.
The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to cut funding for the Libyan war unless President Barack Obama seeks...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 1:00 PM
Who won last night's Republican presidential debate on CNN?
It's a question a lot of pundits have been asking -- and there seems to be some consensus forming among the analysts: Former Mass. Gov. Mitt Romney and Minnesota Congresswoman Michele Bachmann....