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Bradley Manning Court-Martial Begins In WikiLeaks Case

Bradley Manning Court-Martial Begins In WikiLeaks CaseStarkly different views of Army Pfc. Bradley Manning were presented Monday, the first day of his court-martial on charges that he aided the enemy when he gave a large batch of classified data to WikiLeaks that was then posted online.

Spire Intact, World Trade Center Stretches To 1,776 Feet

Spire Intact, World Trade Center Stretches To 1,776 FeetWith its glittering spire firmly attached, the new World Trade Center became the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere on Friday morning. The building at One World Trade Center now stands at 1,776 feet.

NHL, Players Union Launch Initiative To Battle Homophobia

NHL, Players Union Launch Initiative To Battle HomophobiaThe National Hockey League and its players union launched an initiative today that it hopes will stamp out homophobia from the game.

China Reportedly To Buy Russian Subs, Fighter Jets

China Reportedly To Buy Russian Subs, Fighter JetsChina has reportedly signed a deal to buy new submarines and Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets from Russia, the first such arms deal in nearly a decade.

Afghan President Karzai Claims Taliban, U.S. Colluding

Afghan President Karzai Claims Taliban, U.S. ColludingAfghanistan President Hamid Karzai claims the U.S. is holding talks outside Afghanistan with the Afghan Taliban.

Former Massey CEO Accused Of Conspiracy In Court Hearing

Former Massey CEO Accused Of Conspiracy In Court HearingA relatively routine plea hearing in Beckley, W.Va, Thursday, took an unexpected and dramatic turn when a former Massey Energy executive implicated former CEO Don Blankenship in a criminal conspiracy.

John Kerry To German Students: Americans Have ‘Right To Be Stupid’

John Kerry To German Students: Americans Have ‘Right To Be Stupid’In his first foreign trip as Secretary of State, John Kerry defended America's civil liberties during his talk with German students.

The History Lessons Obama Hopes We’ll Learn

The History Lessons Obama Hopes We’ll LearnPresidents use references to great events as a way of acknowledging that what unites Americans is not ethnicity or even language but ideas and a shared past. President Obama cited historical moments in his inaugural; look for similar touchstones at the State of the Union address.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Eerie Echoes From The First State Of The Union

Eerie Echoes From The First State Of The UnionWhat were the issues George Washington raised in the State of the Union address 223 years ago? Some of the same ones you're likely to hear from President Obama on Tuesday night.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Children Of Latino Immigrants Skew Even More Democratic Than Parents, Study Says

Children Of Latino Immigrants Skew Even More Democratic Than Parents, Study SaysThe report also found that Latinos and Asian-Americans born in the U.S. are more likely to support abortion and gay rights than their foreign-born parents.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us