| Jun 9, 2009
North Korea's sentencing of two American TV journalists to 12 years of hard labor Monday could imperil the Obama administration's already difficult goal of curtailing the authoritarian nation's nuclear weapons ambitions.
If no deal is reached, the two...
| Dec 6, 2009
| 8:32 PM
On a night full of NCIS goodness, Gibbs and the team take on child geniuses drafted into a government think tank, while Abby gets up close and personal with the NCIS: Los Angeles office hoping to catch a not-so random killer.
| Jun 2, 2009
A government policy think tank is calling for a legislative change that would authorize a presidential appointee to take charge of the government's response to major disasters like Hurricane Katrina.
A report released Tuesday by the Rockefeller Institute...
| Jun 18, 2009
North Korea's massive stockpile of chemical weapons is as threatening as its nuclear program, analysts said Thursday, highlighting an aspect of the secretive regime's pursuit of weapons of mass destruction that is rarely talked about.
Adding to already...
| Jul 4, 2009
SEOUL, South Korea-- North Korea launched seven ballistic missiles Saturday into waters off its east coast in a show of military firepower that defied U.N. resolutions and drew global expressions of condemnation and concern.
The salvo, confirmed by the...
| Jul 17, 2009
A policy think tank will be conducting a broad study of how well New Orleans residents have recovered from Hurricane Katrina.
The Rand Corp. says it will examine the current location, well-being and plans of people affected by Katrina, which hit in...
| Mar 27, 2009
Drummer for Motown
Uriel Jones, 74, a drummer whose versatile, passionate beat fueled classic Motown hits by the Temptations, the Four Tops and Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, died Tuesday at a Detroit-area hospital after complications...
| Mar 27, 2011
| 6:19 PM
Barack Obama entered the White House as a reluctant warrior, a dovish Democrat who espoused his principles at a 2002 antiwar rally: "What I am opposed to is
a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war.
A war based not on reason, but on passion."...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 11:57 AM
Kentucky politics never lacks a rough-and-tumble side.
In one sense, that’s good. I want policymakers to argue from the strength of their convictions, not just apply rubber stamps. But they must keep the heated debate centered on the issues....
| Nov 16, 2010
| 8:46 PM
With some city pension funding levels dropping below 40 percent, a question arises that seemed unthinkable just a decade ago: If a pension fund runs out of money, who pays for the retirement security promised to city workers?
The answer is complicated by...
| Nov 16, 2010
| 6:33 PM
Chicago's public pension funds are teetering on the brink of insolvency in large part because city officials and union leaders repeatedly exploited the system, draining away billions of dollars in the last decade to serve short-term political needs, a...