Politics

  • October 12, 2005  

    A report on the challenges facing the New Orleans Police Department following the beating of a 64-year-old man by policemen Saturday night. Then, three experts discuss how to handle the problems. Continue reading

  • October 12, 2005  

    After weeks of quarreling, Shiite, Sunni and Kurdish leaders in Iraq settled on last-minute changes in the draft constitution. A professor of history and a former state department officer who advised the chairman of the constitutional committee discuss the new draft up for referendum on Saturday. Continue reading

  • October 11, 2005   BY Admin 

    In stepped up violence leading up to Saturday’s referendum on a new Iraqi constitution, at least 40 people were killed Tuesday in a string of attacks, including a car bombing at a crowded market. Continue reading

  • October 10, 2005   BY Admin 

    Conservative leader Angela Merkel has reached an agreement with rival Social Democrats and will become Germany’s first female chancellor. Continue reading

  • October 10, 2005  

    Angela Merkel, the leader of Germany’s conservative Christian Democratic Party, became Germany’s chancellor after three weeks of negotiations with the former chancellor Gerhard Schroeder’s Social Democratic Party. Continue reading

  • October 10, 2005  

    Conservatives continue to quarrel over the judicial qualifications of Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers, current White House counsel and a close friend of President Bush. Two guests discuss their differing opinions of Miers. Continue reading

  • October 7, 2005   BY Admin 

    Standing amid a crowded Liberian soccer stadium, George Weah gave the characteristic post-game nod as he thanked the masses for their support. The 39-year-old soccer star looked toward the stands as he clapped his hands above his head. Continue reading

  • October 7, 2005   BY James Yolles  

    Long beleaguered by war and corruption in an unstable region, Liberia will attempt to usher in a new, more stable era on Tuesday when its voters participate in the West African nation’s first post-civil war election. Continue reading

  • October 7, 2005  

    Nearly three decades after the death of Communist leader Mao Zedong, the “Great Helmsman” is still nearly omnipresent in China. Continue reading

  • October 7, 2005  

    Jim Lehrer speaks with NewsHour analysts Mark Shields and David Brooks about the nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court, the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to the IAEA, President Bush’s speech on terrorism and the Senate vote on interrogation limits. Continue reading