President Barack Obama said Sunday he does not think Israel has decided whether to attack Iran over its disputed nuclear program, a standoff that has the Middle East on edge.
The portrayal of a young Asian woman speaking broken English in a Super Bowl ad being run by U.S. Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra against Michigan incumbent Debbie Stabenow is bringing charges of racial insensitivity.
Reuters – Republican Newt Gingrich vowed on Sunday to press ahead with his struggling presidential bid after a big loss in Nevada, saying he will focus on drawing a contrast with “timid” rival Mitt Romney.
ContributorNetwork – COMMENTARY | Could this campaign season get any crazier? Perhaps not, but it could get a lot funnier. Roseanne Barr, the popular comedienne and star of the now much-syndicated “Roseanne” sitcom, announced Thursday she was running for president.
Panamanian police say former dictator Manuel Antonio Noriega has been transported from prison to a hospital, possibly because of a stroke.
A U.S. State Department bid to fulfill President Obama’s quest for cooperative scientific centers — outlined in his well-publicized speech in Cairo, Egypt, in 2009 — may soon result in a cross-cultural network of scientists based in Oman to work on water issues — and could serve as an opening to ease Israeli and Palestinian [...]
ContributorNetwork – Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney emerged from the Nevada caucus on Saturday with a very safe win not just in delegates, but in every demographic category of Republican voter. Each candidate addressed the Nevada results on Sunday either before a campaign crowd or on national television.
Reuters – Egypt’s army-backed government said it was preparing to move ousted President Hosni Mubarak to a Cairo prison hospital in an apparent bid to calm protests, but clashes continued with police firing tear gas at demonstrators hurling rocks and broken tiles.
Reuters – Catholic clergy on Sunday called on the faithful to write Congress to protest new birth control rules from President Barack Obama’s administration, stepping up a campaign that began a week ago with denunciations from the pulpit at Masses across the country.