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Saturday, January 07, 2012
The union that represents the New York City Opera chorus says it's not optimistic about contract negotiations this weekend.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Japan has raised the level of the disaster at its nuclear power plant to a 7. Although that's the same level as the Chernobyl disaster, according to The Associated Press Japanese officials say Fukushima has leaked a tenth of the radiation released at Chernobyl.
Monday, April 11, 2011
Laurent Gbagbo, the former president of Ivory Coast, has been arrested, after authorities forced their way into the bunker where he's secluded himself for the past several days and apprehended him on Monday.
Friday, March 18, 2011
Speaking from the White House on Friday, President Barack Obama said Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi has "launched a military campaign against his own people."
Monday, March 07, 2011
President Barack Obama — who promised to close the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay — has now signed an executive order to allow military commissions to resume there.
Wednesday, March 02, 2011
President Barack Obama has signed a bill that continues funding for the federal government for the next two weeks, until March 18.
Tuesday, March 01, 2011
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is condemning the actions of Libyan President Moammar Gadhafi and his security forces, as the international community ramps up pressure on his government.
Friday, February 18, 2011
Bahrain has taken its strongest action yet to clamp down on continuing protests in the country.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
As protests continue to spread in the Middle East, new reports from Libya indicate the beginnings of an uprising in that country.
Wednesday, February 09, 2011
Thousands of protestors continued to crowd Cairo during the third week of protests in Egypt, refusing to cease their demonstrations until President Hosni Mubarak resigns. Thousands are also striking, ramping up their demonstrations against the government.
Friday, February 04, 2011
The astronaut husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords will head into space, a decision that came nearly one month after his wife survived a gunshot wound to the head.
Friday, February 04, 2011
More than 100,000 protesters have been pouring into Tahrir Square in Egypt's capital Cairo as pressure to remove President Hosni Mubarak mounts, according to the Associated Press.
Wednesday, February 02, 2011
Cyclone Yasi roared its way across the coast of Queensland, Australia, Wednesday night, bringing strong winds and rain to an area still recovering from weeks of rain and flooding.
Tuesday, February 01, 2011
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak says he won't run again in September elections. President Barack Obama, who spoke to Mubarak following his announcement on Tuesday, is urging an "orderly transition."
Monday, January 31, 2011
A Florida judge has ruled that the nation's new healthcare law is unconstitutional, marking a victory for the 26 states who challenged it. The states challenged a provision of the law that requires Americans to buy health insurance or pay a penalty.
Thursday, January 27, 2011
Rahm Emanuel is back on the Chicago mayoral ballot.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Thousands of protestors calling for President Hosni Mubarak's resignation took to the streets in Egypt on Tuesday. At least three people — two protestors and one policeman — have been killed, according to The Associated Press.
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
Tunisia has formed a temporary government comprised of members of the party of the deposed president and opposition party leaders, until new elections can be held in the country, the Associated Press reported on Monday.
Monday, January 10, 2011
Members of Congress are increasing their vigilance at public gatherings following the shooting in Arizona on Saturday. Six people were killed and Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords is in critical condition, after a man opened fire in front of a supermarket in Tucson.