| Feb 4, 2011
| 10:51 AM
CAIRO (AP) — Tens of thousands packed central Cairo Friday, waving flags and singing the national anthem, emboldened in their campaign to oust President Hosni Mubarak after they repelled pro-regime attackers in two days of bloody street fights. The...
| Feb 22, 2011
| 3:33 PM
Barring a late surge of voters, election officials are estimating voter turnout in today’s mayoral election could be as low as 40 percent, well off the 50 percent predicted.
Polls are set to close at 7 p.m. Langdon Neal, chairman of the Chicago...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 5:49 AM
The sexual assault case against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was close to collapse on Friday, sources close to the case said, in a dramatic turnabout that could upend French politics again.
Local, national and international media were...
| Apr 14, 2011
Michael Ashner was one of Sen. John McCain's major fundraisers in the 2008 presidential campaign, bringing in $500,000 for the Republican nominee.
That makes the Oyster Bay, N.Y., real estate investment executive one of the most sought-after bundlers for...
| Mar 17, 2011
We spoke with students who have studied abroad and asked them about their experiences.
Giancarlo Chavez Benedictine University senior, international business and economics
What inspired you to study abroad?
I made friends with Spanish and French...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 5:09 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States lost its top-tier AAA credit rating from Standard & Poor's on Friday in an unprecedented blow to the world's largest economy in the wake of a political battle that took the country to the brink of default.
| Oct 24, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Being a geopolitical analyst and forecaster often means having to explain to people in America how and why a single event in Africa, Russia or China will directly impact them. One such event is the French presidential election set for May 2012, for...
| Dec 6, 2011
| 3:26 AM
Pakistan pulls forces out of liaison centers along Afghan border, sparking U.S. concern
ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan on Tuesday temporarily recalled some troops from border posts meant to coordinate activity with international forces in neighboring...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 9:00 PM
Even as events here in the United States are reshaping the political landscape for the 2012 presidential elections, it has become blazingly clear that what is happening in Europe may actually prove more decisive.
Domestically, there has been a rat-a-...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Three women from Africa and the Middle East who symbolize nonviolent struggles to improve their nations and advance the role of women's rights were awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday.
Sharing the award were Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf,...
| May 14, 2011
| 6:30 PM
(Reuters) - IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn was taken into custody on Saturday in New York and was being questioned in regard to a sexual assault, New York police said.
Following are some key facts about Strauss-Kahn.
-- An architect of France's...