| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Distracted by the deadly violence in Mali and Algeria, no one seems to be paying adequate attention to the tragicomedy under way in Pakistan.
This matters because recent events demonstrate without equivocation that Pakistan is an utterly failed state --...
| May 9, 2013
| 4:52 AM
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. EX- BUS DRIVER CHARGED WITH KIDNAPPING, RAPING THREE OHIO WOMEN
Investigators say Ariel Castro, who is to appear in court today, only allowed...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Day 2 of Supreme Court health care debate: Can the government make Americans carry insurance?
WASHINGTON (AP)— Can the government make Americans carry health insurance? The Supreme Court takes up the constitutional question at the heart of...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 5:00 AM
News that the U.S. has resumed drone strikes in Pakistan, killing at least three suspected militants last week in the tribal areas of North Waziristan along that country's border with Afghanistan, could hardly come at a more delicate moment for U.S.-...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 6:06 AM
Political stakes rise in fight over student loans as both sides see chance to show priorities
WASHINGTON (AP)— Democrats and Republicans alike say they want to prevent the cost of federal loans from ballooning for millions of students. But the...
| May 6, 2011
| 12:32 PM
Surely Kim Barker is the only foreign correspondent to sum up Afghan President Hamid Karzai as "whiny and conflicted, a combination of Woody Allen, Chicken Little and Jimmy Carter," with a national government that "seemed about as effective as a student...
| May 5, 2011
| 2:11 PM
Only in America would a president respond to the public celebrating over the killing of Osama bin Laden with the sports cliche he used: "We don't need to spike the football."
But millions of Americans who have their eyes glued on gridirons across the...