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  • Women and power

     Women and power
    Forbes' recent annual list of the 100 Most Powerful Women reminds us how far women have come — and how far society has yet to go. The list's existence in itself, worthy as it may be, is testament to continued inequity. There is no list of 100 Most...
  • On Faith: Rosh Hashanah a time to renew hope

    Hope has been in short supply lately — the murder of a diplomat in Libya, the ongoing savagery in Syria, Iran's apparent march toward nuclear weaponry, Midwest drought, climate change, the pain of the unemployed — the list is long. In the...
  • Michelle Obama's wings

    Michelle Obama's wings
    WASHINGTON -- If second-term presidents feel liberated by re-election to pursue bolder agendas, first ladies often become more comfortable to be their own person. Witness Laura Bush, who in her husband's second term discovered that she, too, had a voice...
  • Four ladies from Burma

    Four ladies from Burma
    WASHINGTON -- When Burma's Zin Mar Aung was placed in solitary confinement for trying to organize students in 1999, Bill Clinton was president of the United States. When she was released, Barack Obama was in the Oval Office. Zin Mar Aung says she...
  • Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]

    Obama's State of the Union address as prepared for delivery [Text]
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:  Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
  • 2012: From Arab Spring to early winter

    2012: From Arab Spring to early winter
    Meteorologists know seasons are predictable. In the weather world, spring is always followed by summer. But the political world is different. Spring can proceed to summer, or it can lead to a sudden onset of winter. That was the case this year in the...
  • President Obama Makes Historic Visit to Myanmar

    President Obama Makes Historic Visit to Myanmar
    Phnom Penh, Cambodia -- Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Myanmar on Monday, praising the courage of fellow Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi while also providing a symbolic nod to initial reforms in a nation once...
  • Clinton's final lap turns into a sprint

    When Air Force One landed in Myanmar on a muggy morning earlier this week, President Barack Obama made a point of having his secretary of state, Hillary Rodham Clinton, at his side as he descended to the tarmac. The three-nation trip was likely the last...
  • Myanmar opposition postpones parliamentary debut over oath wording

     
    Myanmar Parliament: Myanmar Opposition Party led by Aung San Suu Kyi postpones Parliamentary debut over oath...
  • Oregon man says FBI was behind his torture in Abu Dhabi [Video]

     
    An Oregon man is seeking asylum in Sweden, saying that he was tortured while in the United Arab Emirates by interrogators who were in league with the FBI as it tried to investigate a Portland mosque....
  • Aung San Suu Kyi to leave Myanmar for first time in 24 years

     
    Long jailed, recently elected, Aung San Suu Kyi now plans to leave Myanmar for the first time in 24 years, traveling to Norway and Britain. The unprecedented trip provides a chance for the former political prisoner to collect the Nobel Peace Prize she won...