Politics

  • May 13, 2004  

    Refugees from the Darfur region of western Sudan have fled across the border into Chad to escape alleged ethnic cleansing in their war-torn country. Correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro looks at the dismal daily life in these refugee camps and the aide workers who have come to help improve conditions. Continue reading

  • May 13, 2004  

    Recent images of Iraqi prisoner abuse have raised questions about whether the Department of Defense created a climate for abuse by sidestepping international standards on the treatment for prisoners of war. Experts debate whether the U.S. military broke rules of the Geneva Convention in its interrogation of Iraqi detainees. Continue reading

  • May 12, 2004  

    In May of 1954, the U.S. Supreme Court issued its ruling in the case of Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. KTWU, the Topeka PBS station, produced a look back at the decision through the eyes of some of the people who made it happen. Continue reading

  • May 12, 2004  

    Spencer Michels follows up with a group of voters in Denver to discuss their reactions to recent events in Iraq. Continue reading

  • May 12, 2004  

    President Bush and his Democratic rival Sen. John Kerry of Massachusetts delivered speeches on health care and education this week. Pollster Andrew Kohut assesses the public’s changing views of the two candidates. Continue reading

  • May 11, 2004   BY Admin 

    Russian President Vladimir Putin made a surprise visit to Chechnya Tuesday to honor the Kremlin-backed Chechen President Ahmed Kadyrov, who was assassinated Sunday as he attended celebrations marking the anniversary of the end of World War II. Continue reading

  • May 11, 2004   BY Admin 

    Environmental Protection Agency chief Mike Leavitt signed new regulations Tuesday aimed at cutting pollutants from diesel engines in off-road vehicles such as farming and construction equipment by 90 percent over the next eight years. Continue reading

  • May 11, 2004  

    Essayist Clarence Page reflects on the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s Brown v. Board of Education decision on desegregation, but he insists modern-day African-Americans have only as much integration as they can afford. Continue reading

  • May 11, 2004  

    The Department of Justice has reopened an inquiry into the 1955 murder of Mississippi teenager Emmett Till after two new documentaries suggested the initial investigation and subsequent acquittal were flawed. Continue reading

  • May 10, 2004   BY Admin 

    At the Pentagon, President Bush issued a strong endorsement of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld and provided an update on the war in Iraq. The following is text of Mr. Bush’s statement as transcribed by the White House. Continue reading