Politics

  • June 24, 2004   BY Admin 

    A federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the Federal Communications Commission to reconsider its new media ownership rules, marking a victory for consumer advocacy groups that had opposed the ease in regulations. Continue reading

  • June 24, 2004   BY Admin 

    The Supreme Court said Thursday that the White House does not have to abide by a lower federal court’s order to turn over records of energy task force meetings chaired by Vice President Dick Cheney. Continue reading

  • June 24, 2004  

    The Supreme Court ruled that Vice President Dick Cheney’s energy task force does not have to release its records. The high court also refused to overturn the sentences of over 100 death-row inmates. Margaret Warner discusses the cases with National Law Journal Washington bureau chief Marcia Coyle. Continue reading

  • June 24, 2004  

    As many as 10,000 people have died and more than a million more have been driven from their homes in the Darfur region of western Sudan in a growing humanitarian crisis. Following a background report, Ray Suarez speaks with regional experts about efforts to halt the crisis. Continue reading

  • June 23, 2004   BY Admin 

    A divided Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday approved regulations changing the way mutual fund companies are governed in response to widespread scandals and corruption charges throughout the $7 trillion industry. Continue reading

  • June 23, 2004   BY Kristina Nwazota  

    After months of diplomatic maneuvering, the United States and North Korea met Wednesday for a third round of high level talks aimed at defusing a tense standoff between the two nations over the threat of North Korea’s nuclear arms program. Continue reading

  • June 23, 2004  

    President Bush told congregants at a Baptist church in Philadelphia that he would like to increase the funding to fight HIV/AIDS in America and abroad. Meanwhile, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., criticized the president’s health care policies at a speech in San Francisco. Correspondent Kwame Holman looks at the two campaign speeches. Continue reading

  • June 23, 2004  

    Senate Democrats and Republicans Wednesday debated the Bush administration’s declassification of legal documents related to the abuse of prisoners in U.S. custody. Two experts discuss the documents and the implications of their release. Continue reading

  • June 22, 2004   BY Admin 

    A lawsuit charging Wal-Mart with sex discrimination will move forward, a federal judge decided Tuesday, making it the largest private civil rights case in U.S. history. Continue reading

  • June 22, 2004  

    As the campaign season heats up, independent conservative and liberal groups are running numerous television ads that invoke powerful images, including of the late President Reagan, Halliburton, and the war on terror. Brooks Jackson analyzes these ads from political advocacy organizations. Continue reading