Nation

  • December 7, 2005  

    President Bush spoke to the Council on Foreign Relations Wednesday about rebuilding Iraq. Following excerpts from his speech, a senator and a USAID official overseeing the effort offer their reactions. Continue reading

  • December 7, 2005  

    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice visits Europe and is confronted with questions from European allies concerned by recent reports of rendition and the questionable handling of terror suspects. Two experts assess the situation. Continue reading

  • December 6, 2005   BY Admin 

    Two suicide bombers attacked the Iraqi police academy in Baghdad Tuesday, killing at least 40 people, mostly officers and cadets. As many as 70 others were reportedly wounded. Continue reading

  • December 6, 2005  

    The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday over whether colleges can turn away military recruiters in protest of the Pentagon’s policy on gays in the military and still receive federal funding. Continue reading

  • December 6, 2005  

    Essayist Clarence Page of the Chicago Tribune considers issues of race and sports. Continue reading

  • December 5, 2005  

    Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Monday defended the CIA practice of snatching and transferring terror suspects overseas for questioning, a tactic also known as rendition. Continue reading

  • December 2, 2005   BY Admin 

    A roadside bombing killed 10 U.S. Marines who were patrolling the uneasy Sunni town of Fallujah. Continue reading

  • December 2, 2005   BY Admin 

    Airport screeners will increase random searches of passengers and focus more on detecting explosives, while loosening restrictions on what passengers can carry on board aircraft, the Transportation Security Administration announced Friday. Continue reading

  • December 2, 2005  

    Airport screeners will increase random searches of passengers and focus more on detecting explosives, while loosening restrictions on what passengers can carry on board airlines. The director of the Transportation Security Administration and the president of the Association of Flight Attendants discuss the new rules. Continue reading

  • December 2, 2005  

    Allegations that the U.S. military paid Iraqi newspapers to print stories favorable to the U.S. effort has sparked criticism that the military may have subverted its democratic goal for Iraq. Two media experts with opposing views debate the implications. Continue reading