• April 9, 2013  

    In other news Tuesday, a student at Lone Star Community College allegedly stabbed at least 14 people, two critically wounded. Police say they have a male suspect in custody. Also, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmahinejad ordered the expansion and upgrade of two uranium sites related to its nuclear program. Continue reading

  • April 2, 2013  

    In other news Tuesday, the U.N. General Assembly adopted the first-ever global arms trade treaty. Nations that ratify the pact will have to regulate the transfers of arms. Also, President Obama asked Congress to invest $100 million to map the human brain to help find cures for serious brain disorders. Continue reading

  • March 15, 2013  

    In other news Friday, trading group CR Intrinsic will pay $600 million in a settlement with the SEC over allegations that a manager made trades on a drug for Alzheimer’s disease. Also, the Vatican struck back at claims that Pope Francis didn’t intervene or confront the bloody Argentine dictatorship starting in the late ’70s. Continue reading

  • March 4, 2013  

    Vice President Biden warned that the U.S. will use military action to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon. Margaret Warner talks to Flynt Leverett, former National Security Council director, and former Under Secretary of State Nicholas Burns about the state of diplomacy on Iran’s nuclear activity. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2013  

    In other news Wednesday, Pope Benedict XVI gave an emotional farewell the day before his formal retirement. Also, former Republican Sen. Chuck Hagel was sworn in as the new defense secretary. Hagel addressed Pentagon employees about the automatic spending cuts slated to take effect Friday. Continue reading

  • February 26, 2013  

    In other news Tuesday, negotiations on Iran’s nuclear program started again for the first time in eight months at two-day talks in Kazakhstan. Also, the midwest suffered a second blizzard in a week, with heavy snow that knocked out power lines. Continue reading

  • February 15, 2013  

    Among the initiatives launched by President Obama in his State of the Union address was a comphrensive cyber security plan. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano talks with Ray Suarez about combating the growing threat of cyber attacks and the top three countries poised to launch cyber attacks against the U.S. Continue reading

  • February 14, 2013  

    In other news Thursday, Senate Democrats took action to prevent the ‘sequester,’ which is set to take effect March first. United Nations inspectors have again failed to gain access to Iran’s nuclear sites. Across the world, people rallied together to protest violence against women. Continue reading

  • February 12, 2013  

    In other news Tuesday, the manhunt for former Los Angeles cop Christopher Dorner hit a climax when a firefight broke out between authorities and the fugitive. Frank Stoltze of Southern California Public Radio reports from the scene. Also, the government of Iran said it was ready make an agreement on U.N. nuclear inspections. Continue reading

  • February 7, 2013  

    Relations with Iran continue to be strained as that country shows no signs of halting its nuclear program. Vice President Biden and the Iranian foreign minister both said publicly they favored direct talks — a possibility firmly dismissed after a new set of sanctions. Jeffrey Brown explores the implications for both countries. Continue reading