| Aug 26, 2012
| 3:07 PM
Black smoke fills the sky in Venezuela after an explosion at the country's largest oil refinery Saturday.
At least 39 people are dead, including a ten-year old boy. More than 80 others were injured.
Officials say a leak caused a gas cloud, which...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:55 PM
Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia's dictator, died last week -- in a Brussels hospital.
Why didn't he get medical care at home? Look at the state of his people's health, and you'll understand.
The government provides vaccinations for only 5 percent of the...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:45 PM
The recent indecisive Greek elections could be summed up by two general themes: Greeks want to stay in, and expect help from, the eurozone. But they still do not want to take the necessary medicine to stop borrowing billions of euros from northern...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 12:09 PM
Another supposed conservative Supreme Court justice has turned to the left. Chief Justice John Roberts has joined the ignominious list of Republican Supreme Court appointments who betrayed the conservative movement. The Supreme Court Justice Hall of Shame...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 3:00 AM
A wild windstorm swept through the nation's capital on Saturday, tossing broken tree limbs, downing power lines and forcing thousands of suburbanites to eat dinner by candlelight. On Sunday, with the skies sunny and mostly clear, the oppressive heat...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The Obama administration's continued indifference to the actions of the Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez is dangerous on several fronts ("Hugo Chavez compares his rival to Mitt Romney," July 23).
President Barack Obama recently made the startling...
| Jul 29, 2012
| 6:07 AM
COMMERCE, Calif. (KTLA) -- A man wanted in a deadly hit-and-run accident in Commerce has turned himself in, police said.
Hugo Chavez, 21, of Bell, walked into the East L.A. Sheriff's Station at 6:30 p.m. Saturday and surrendered to deputies.
| Aug 2, 2012
| 9:55 PM
The presidential election is about 100 days away. President Obama and Mitt Romney are roughly even in the various polls, with Obama holding slight leads in the key swing states.
A lot can happen in 100 days or thereabouts. Napoleon, for example, went...
| 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...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 5:16 AM
LONDON -- Julian Assange demanded that the United States drop its "witch hunt" against WikiLeaks on Sunday as he made his first public appearance after months effectively confined to the Embassy of Ecuador in London.
"As WikiLeaks stands under threat, so...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 5:14 AM
The second and final day of the Summit of the Americas takes place in Cartagena, Colombia, on Sunday, where leaders from more than 30 North and South American countries are discussing several topics, such as bolstering economic ties and who should be part...