If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!In Decision Points, George Bush says of Katrina ‘the problem was … that I took too long to decide’There is plenty of blame to go around for the failures before and after Katrina hit New Orleans and Louisiana, killing more [...]
Up to £1bn will be spent on expressionist and contemporary works in New York this week if sales reach expectationsBy the end of this week, New York will have come to the end of a fortnight of impressionist and contemporary art sales at its main auction houses. Already, the auction record for a Modigliani has [...]
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Fast-food restaurants are stepping up efforts to market themselves and unhealthy food products to children and toddlers with television ads, websites and even their own menus,…
TUCSON, Arizona (Reuters) – U.S. Border Patrol agents in southern Arizona are handing out wanted posters to crack down on drug and human smugglers in the most heavily trafficked corridor along the U.S.-Mexico border.
The man accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Smart in 2002 was influenced by an escalating mental illness and extreme religious beliefs, his lawyer told jurors Monday at the start of his federal trial.
A Connecticut man will be sentenced to death for a night of terror inside a suburban home in which a woman was strangled and her two daughters tied to their beds, doused in gasoline and left to die in a fire.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Suspended liberal anchor Keith Olbermann will return to the MSNBC lineup on Tuesday, four days after the cable news network suspended him for giving money to three Democratic politicians.
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Debutants stole the show at the New York City marathon on Sunday as Ethiopian Gebre Gebremariam won the men’s race on his marathon debut and Kenya’s Edna Kiplagat took the women’s title in her first New York race.
Barack Obama says US will remove Khartoum from list of state sponsors of terror if referendums go ahead in JanuaryThe US will drop Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism as early as July 2011 if Khartoum ensures two key referendums take place on schedule in January and the results are respected, according [...]
QE2 may create the very conditions for a bubble and a new collapse that the Fed dreadsIt’s November 2012 and Barack Obama is living out the last few weeks of his one-term presidency. History is being made for a second time: the first black commander in chief replaced by the first female holder of that [...]
The leaders of Iraq’s main political blocs plan to meet face-to-face for the first time since March elections, amid signs they are close to breaking the eight-month political deadlock that has stalled the formation of a new government.
The United States may remove Sudan from its list of state sponsors of terrorism as early as next July, U.S. officials said Sunday, provided the government in Khartoum meets an assortment of benchmarks.Of primary concern is a Jan.