| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:43 PM
In a 1993 classic movie, Bill Murray plays a weatherman who is given the assignment to view the annual awaking of the ground hog Punxsutawney Phil and finds himself living the same day over and over again. Today we are experiencing much the same thing...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 3:00 AM
The election of Hasan Rowhani as president of Iran is good news for Americans, except for the neoconservative hawks who brought us the war in Iraq and have been especially eager for another military adventure in Iran.
In Iranian terms, Mr. Rowhani is...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 8:17 PM
Newtown, Connecticut, was full of grief, full of horror and -- despite the emergence of new details -- full of questions Sunday, two days after a school shooting massacre rocked the New England community.
Here are some of the latest developments about...
| 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 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...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 12:37 PM
I revel in the interconnectedness of current events. I’m no psychoanalyst, but anyone who’s ever studied the utterances of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad might conclude that he suffers from paranoid delusions, and probably a whale of an inferiority...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 4:11 PM
TEHRAN (Reuters) - Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Saturday that the Islamic Republic, targeted by tougher Western sanctions, would soon announce advances in its nuclear program.
He was speaking on the 33rd anniversary of the Islamic...
| 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...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:26 PM
It's embarrassing when President Barack Obama's risk-averse refusal to engage foreign policy issues becomes so obvious that it's a laugh line for the president of Iran.
"I do believe that some conversations and key issues must be talked about again...
| Aug 8, 2012
American exceptionalism—which is fun to say (all those syllables!)—is grabbing some headlines this summer, thanks to the intersection of a heat-filled presidential campaign and a much-hyped, much-watched Olympics.
We're devouring these Summer...
| Oct 12, 2010
| 4:32 PM
As the Middle East braces for the controversial visit of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to Lebanon this week, censors in Beirut are trying to make sure his visit goes smoothly. They have put a halt to screenings of a documentary......