| Apr 2, 2011
| 1:42 PM
(CNN) -- Two Americans detained amid the social turbulence in Syria have been released, the State Department and others said Friday.
The United States never got consular access to the Americans while they were detained, but department spokesman Mark...
| Jun 2, 2012
| 6:30 PM
When the violence in Syria began spinning out of control last year, the Obama administration made the unusual decision to bring its ambassador to the troubled country home.
And for Ambassador Robert Ford, coming home has long meant returning to...
| Dec 10, 2007
Oprah Winfrey came to South Carolina on Sunday with a message tailored to the state's considerable African-American community, asking it to cast aside doubt and support the black man she assured them could -- and should -- be elected president.
| Dec 11, 2007
With critics groups chiming in from New York, L.A., Boston, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., this week, a predictable pattern is emerging.
The nation's top movie reviewers are in a pessimistic mood, splitting their best picture prizes, so far, between...
| Dec 13, 2007
Don't let anyone tell you that this year's awards season is anything but a nail-biter.
The week began with the nation's top critics groups dividing their love basically between the Coen brothers' "No Country for Old Men" and Paul Thomas Anderson's "There...