| Apr 9, 2012
| 7:14 AM
NEW YORK -- Mike Wallace, who spent four decades as a hard-hitting, provocative news correspondent on "60 Minutes," has died, CBS reported Sunday. He was 93.
Wallace died Saturday night "peacefully surrounded by family members at Waveny Care Center in...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 10:38 AM
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) —Iran'senvoys are heading for nuclear talks with confidence that the chips are falling their way.
It could be dismissed as just political theatrics for the world powers that Iran will face in Istanbul on Saturday....
| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:04 AM
Caracas, Venezuela -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has secured six more years in office after defeating his opponent in a closely watched presidential election that both candidates described as a historic vote.
Chavez, who has been president since...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 9:40 PM
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was re-elected Sunday to a new six-year term, overcoming an energetic challenge by a candidate backed by an opposition coalition, according to nearly complete results announced by election officials.
Chavez, who has...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 10:01 AM
Benjamin Netanyahu is so eager to see Mitt Romney elected president that he's making a fool of himself.
For the last couple of weeks, the Israeli prime minister has been the featured player in a Republican-sponsored TV ad playing in Florida. It shows...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s recent column ("The Obama doctrine: Passivity where leadership is needed," Oct. 14) continues to present a flawed ideological position on the Middle East when a heterodox view is in order. We entered the Middle East and North...
| May 16, 2012
| 4:09 AM
New U.S. plans delay some evacuations, cut practice for major nuclear plant accidents
Without fanfare, the nation’s nuclear power regulators have overhauled community emergency planning for the first time in more than three decades, requiring...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 11:44 AM
Either Israel is engaged in the most elaborate ruse since the Trojan Horse or it is on the cusp of a pre-emptive strike on Iran's nuclear facilities.
What's alarming is not just Iran's increasing store of uranium or the growing sophistication of its...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 6:24 AM
PETOSKEY — The United States needs to implement a steady reduction in combat troops from Afghanistan, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., told the Petoskey News-Review editorial board during a sit-down interview last week.
Levin, the longest serving...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 7:22 AM
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is scheduled to come to the United Nations today and speak to the general assembly. Shocking to many as today is Yom Kippur, the holiest day on the Jewish calendar.
There is strong negative reaction surrounding this,...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Political consultants often use the term "optics" to describe how consequential events are perceived by the general public.
With regard to the present Middle East crisis, the president's optics are way off course.
There was the Las Vegas fundraiser...