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  • 14 civilians killed in two NATO airstrikes, Afghan officials say

     
    Two NATO airstrikes, one in the north of Afghanistan and one in the south, killed 14 civilians, including a mother and five children, Afghan officials said....
  • Team Obama: World Police

    Team Obama: World Police
    If there existed any remaining doubt that Barack Obama has completed his conversion from an anti-Iraq war candidate to a presidential hawk, it was eviserated this weekend when the United States launched a series of military strikes on Libya.  The...
  • McManus: Will there be a Libya bounce for Obama?

    McManus: Will there be a Libya bounce for Obama?
    Twenty years ago this summer, American cities staged noisy, flag-waving parades to celebrate the U.S. victory in a war we've almost forgotten: the Persian Gulf War against Iraq. The president at the time, George H.W. Bush, saw his poll ratings soar in the...
  • Libya's only a part of Mideast equation

    The eyes of the world are on the battle for Libya. It's undeniably a compelling drama: Spirited but untrained rebels, plus NATO airstrikes, pitted against an eccentric dictator with a cinematic wardrobe. But it's the wrong drama to worry about. The...
  • To the 8.6% who remain jobless: Hire yourself

     
    Unemployment: To the 8.6% who remain jobless, consider hiring yourself. Small-business creation is a way to create jobs and lower unemployment....
  • Rep. Hunter asks that combat awards be upgraded to Medal of Honor

     
    Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Alpine), who served in Iraq and Afghanistan as a Marine officer, has asked the new secretary of Defense to consider upgrading the medals given to several service personnel for combat bravery to Medals of Honor....
  • Christiane Amanpour’s premiere guests on ABC’s ‘This Week’ will be Nancy Pelosi, Robert Gates

     
    Former CNN correspondent Christiane Amanpour starts this weekend as moderator on ABC's “This Week.” Her premiere guests will be House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Defense Secretary Robert Gates. The discussion panel will be George...
  • Weekend Talk Shows

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of July 25 - 30 in PDF format Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 1 - 7 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV......
  • Sunday morning: Sarah Palin on ‘Fox News Sunday’; Alan Greenspan on ‘Meet the Press’

     
    Coming Sunday morning: Sarah Palin will visit “Fox News Sunday,” which also has lined up Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and House Minority Leader John Boehner, R-Ohio. Palin, pictured in this AP photo by Erik S. Lesser, is a...
  • Sunday shows: Palin, Pelosi, Kerry and Kyl

     
    ABC: “This Week With Christiane Amanpour”: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-San Francisco); Defense Secretary Robert Gates. Bloomberg: “Political Capital with Al Hunt”: Rep. Mike Pence (R-Ind.). CBS: “Face the Nation”: Adm. Michael Mullen,...
  • TV review: Christiane Amanpour debuts as the anchor of ABC's 'This Week'

     
    Sunday morning, Christiane Amanpour spent her first hour as the host of ABC's "This Week," taking over from George Stephanopoulos, who has decamped to "Good Morning, America." Her guests were House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Defense Secretary Robert Gates;...