Obama Extends Iran an Olive Branch on Videotape -... →
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — President Obama issued an unprecedented videotaped appeal to Iran on Friday, offering a “new beginning” of diplomatic engagement to turn the page on decades of United States policy toward a country America has long been at odds with.
Ex-Bush admin official: Many at Gitmo are innocent... →
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Many detainees locked up at Guantanamo were innocent men swept up by U.S. forces unable to distinguish enemies from noncombatants, a former Bush administration official said Thursday. “There are still innocent people there,” Lawrence B. Wilkerson, a Republican who was chief of staff to then-Secretary of State Colin Powell, told The Associated Press. “Some...
A letter to my grandma about Rachel Corrie
from the archives. this was originally posted two years ago. I started writing this letter to my maternal grandmother and then realized I could turn it in to meet an essay requirement in my Feminisms class. It discusses the power of Rachel as a writer and the local response to her death. It might oversimplify and gloss over some of the historical complexities of Zionism and Israel/Palestine, but...
(CNN) — Mauricio Funes, a member of a political party that waged guerrilla...– Leftist claims El Salvador presidency - CNN.com
U.S. Won’t Label Terror Suspects as ‘Combatants’ -... →
The Obama administration said Friday that it would abandon the Bush administration’s term “enemy combatant” as it argues in court for the continued detention of prisoners at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, in a move that seemed intended to symbolically separate the new administration from Bush detention policies.
Woman's disappearance mystifies investigators -... →
Woman's whereabouts unknown - The Olympian -... →
Hip-Hop Girlfriends: Overnight Celebrity Or Just... →
In an era where the role of women in hip-hop has been reduced significantly, it remains to be seen whether dating a rapper (yeah, I said it) is the fastest way to come up.
Brown-Rihanna saga gives young fans a lesson in... →
Big Music Will Surrender, But Not Until At Least... →
ABC News: Fertility Doctor Will Let Parents Build... →