Politics

  • June 25, 2004   BY Admin 

    As talks began winding down Friday, diplomats reported some constructive discussions between the United States and North Korea but no concrete progress on efforts to persuade the North to dismantle its nuclear arms program. Continue reading

  • June 25, 2004  

    The Senate Armed Services Committee today questioned Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz about the U.S. plans to transition authority to the interim Iraqi government. Congressional Correspondent Kwame Holman takes a look at the testimony. Continue reading

  • June 25, 2004  

    Earlier this year, the U.S. government agreed to grant refugee status to 15,000 members of the Hmong ethnic group which has been homeless since the end of the wars in Indochina. Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro follows a group of Hmong refugees from central Thailand to their new home in St. Paul, Minn. Continue reading

  • June 25, 2004  

    As President Bush begins key meetings in Europe with visits to Ireland and Turkey, a group of former diplomats military officers have called for the president’s defeat this fall due to his foreign policy. Two retired foreign service officers debate the president’s record. Continue reading

  • June 25, 2004  

    The Michael Moore film “Fahrenheit 9/11″ opened today to heated debate about its tactics and tone. Arts Correspondent Jeffrey Brown discusses the feverish reception to the politically charged film with movie critics Kenneth Turan of the Los Angeles Times and Jonathan Foreman of the New York Post. Continue reading

  • June 25, 2004  

    Political analysts syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks update the 2004 presidential election and assess the recently released memos concerning the interrogation of suspected terrorists and others. Continue reading

  • 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  

    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 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