Nation

  • May 6, 2004  

    President Bush often explains the war on terror in religious terms of good and evil. Jeffrey Brown speaks with University of Chicago theological scholars Jean Bethke Elshtain and Martin Marty about the role of religion in public discourse. Continue reading

  • May 6, 2004  

    Kwame Holman reports on calls made by some members of Congress for the resignation of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld over his part in allegedly covering up the prisoner abuse scandal in Iraq. Lawrence Korb and James Woolsey offer their perspective on whether Rumsfeld should be held accountable. Continue reading

  • May 6, 2004  

    Coalition forces launched fresh offensives into the Iraqi cities of Najaf and Karbala, which had been under the control of militias loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr. Margaret Warner discusses the developments with New York Times reporter Dexter Filkins, who is in Baghdad. Continue reading

  • May 5, 2004   BY Admin 

    Walt Disney Co. has blocked its Miramax film studio from distributing a new documentary by director Michael Moore that criticizes President Bush’s handling of the Sept. 11 attacks, the outspoken Oscar-winning director said Wednesday. Continue reading

  • May 5, 2004   BY Admin 

    President Bush gave interviews Wednesday with the Arabic-language networks Al-Arabiya and U.S.-sponsored Al-Hurra, trying to assuage the growing clamor over photos that have surfaced depicting the abuse of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. soldiers. Continue reading

  • May 5, 2004  

    President Bush appeared on the U.S.-sponsored Arab television channel Al-Hurra on Wednesday in an effort to assuage the clamor over published photos depicting the abuse of Iraqi prisoners by U.S. soldiers. The following is text of his interview with Al-Hurra provided by the White House. Continue reading

  • May 5, 2004  

    President Bush told an Arab satellite television news network today that he found images of abuse at U.S. prisons in Iraq “abhorrent.” Continue reading

  • May 5, 2004  

    President Bush gave interviews Wednesday with Arabic-language networks in an attempt to quell the growing clamor over photos depicting U.S. soldiers abusing of Iraqi prisoners. Continue reading

  • May 5, 2004  

    In one of two interviews with Arab-language television networks, President Bush condemned the treatment of Iraqi prisoners, calling the actions “abhorrent” and saying they did not represent American values. Continue reading

  • May 4, 2004  

    American motorists are paying an average of $1.84 for a gallon for regular gasoline, the highest rate in history. Elizabeth Brackett looks at how high fuel prices are affecting Chicago. Continue reading