The chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus said Monday that Rep. James Clyburn, the highest ranking African-American in the House Democratic leadership, should be the vanquished party’s second in command in the next Congress.
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.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton returned to American soil on Monday after a marathon two-week trip to the Asia-Pacific during which the domestic U.S. political landscape dramatically changed amid growing international concerns about China …
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.
In this Oct. 26, 2010, file photo, Tom DeLay, right, answers questions from members of the media with his attorney, Dick DeGuerin, left, at the Travis County courthouse in Austin, Texas.
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 [...]