Politics

  • May 4, 2004   BY Admin 

    Militant members of a predominantly Christian tribe attacked a central Nigerian town dominated by a rival Muslim ethnic group, destroying homes and mosques and killing at least 80 people, Nigerian police told news agencies Tuesday. Continue reading

  • May 4, 2004   BY Admin 

    Many seniors seeking help with rising drug costs can now register for a Medicare discount prescription drug card, but the vast array of some 73 different cards has some worried the program may be too complex for those it is meant to assist. Continue reading

  • May 4, 2004  

    In a new burst of presidential campaign activity, Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., and President Bush have been focusing their efforts and advertising on key battleground states around the country. Terence Smith looks at some of the speeches and campaign commercials the two candidates are employing. Continue reading

  • May 4, 2004  

    A New York jury convicted former Credit Suisse First Boston banker Frank Quattrone of obstructing a 2000 government investigation into how initial public offerings were allocated. Ray Suarez discusses the case and its outcome with New York Times business reporter Andrew Ross Sorkin and former federal prosecutor Zachary Carter. Continue reading

  • May 3, 2004   BY Admin 

    Prime Minister Ariel Sharon easily survived a no-confidence vote in Israel’s parliament Monday, one day after his right-wing Likud party soundly rejected his Gaza pullout plan. Continue reading

  • May 3, 2004  

    Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon agreed to revise his plan for disengagement from Israeli settlements in Gaza after the Likud party rejected his proposed plan in a non-binding referendum yesterday. Continue reading

  • May 3, 2004  

    Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon agreed to revise his plan for disengagement from Israeli settlements in Gaza after members of his Likud Party rejected the plan in a non-binding referendum Sunday. Experts discuss why the measure failed and what it could mean for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Continue reading

  • April 30, 2004   BY Admin 

    Governors and attorneys general across the country are developing responses to a letter Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney sent Thursday telling them that gay couples will only be allowed to marry there if their home states grant him permission. Continue reading

  • April 30, 2004   BY Admin 

    President Bush said Friday that he was disgusted by the treatment of Iraqi prisoners, after pictures showing some of the allegations against U.S. soldiers were made public. Continue reading

  • April 30, 2004   BY Jason Manning  

    The Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is a federal law designed to give states the right to refuse recognition of a same-sex marriage approved by another state. It also defines marriage as a union between a man and woman for the purposes of federal law. Continue reading