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Entries by Hunter Stuart from 12/2010

Spain's Air Traffic Controllers Placed Under Military Control After Striking

Posted 12.04.2010 | Travel

MADRID - Spain placed striking air traffic controllers under military authority Saturday in an unprecedented emergency order and threatened jail terms...

Ronni Chasen Murderer Still Shrouded In Mystery

Posted 12.04.2010 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — He was named a "person of interest" in the killing of a Hollywood publicist, and he shot himself to death as detectives tried to q...

Undocumented Immigrant Students Give Blood To Show Citizenship

Posted 12.04.2010 | College

BOSTON — Immigrant advocates have staged sit-ins, held rallies and gone on hunger strikes in recent days in an 11th hour bid to get Congress to ...

Tiger Woods Extends Lead At Sherwood

Posted 12.04.2010 | Sports

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. — Tiger Woods is starting to look like his old self at the Chevron World Challenge. Woods got off to a blazing start Frid...

Tax Cut Myths: Fact Checking The Showdown

Posted 12.04.2010 | Business

NEW YORK — As debate rages on extending tax cuts set to expire at the end of the year, politicians are making misleading statements about who mi...

Obama, Troops Cheer Each Other In Afghanistan

Posted 12.04.2010 | World

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — In a rousing holiday-season visit, President Barack Obama on Friday told cheering U.S. troops in Afghanistan the...

US-South Korea Trade Pact Could Mean Thousands Of US Jobs

Posted 12.04.2010 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Saturday praised a newly sealed trade deal with South Korea as a landmark agreement that promises to boos...

Syria's Support Of Hezbollah Could Provoke Israeli Attack

Posted 12.04.2010 | World

BEIRUT -- Syria's fresh interference in Lebanon and its increasingly sophisticated weapons shipments to Hezbollah have alarmed American officials and ...

White House Mulls Grim Picture of 'Deteriorating Stalemate' in Afghanistan

Posted 12.04.2010 | World

The assessments now pouring into the White House from Afghanistan run the gamut from discouraging to awful, as the Obama administration finishes up it...

Charles Blow: The Left Needs To 'Get Over' Sarah Palin

Posted 12.04.2010 | Politics

This is it. This is the last time I'm going to write the name Sarah Palin until she does something truly newsworthy, like declare herself a candidate ...

Home Values Sinking Fastest At Those Priced Lowest

Posted 12.04.2010 | Huffington Post

DURING the great housing bubble, it was the least expensive homes whose prices went up the most. And now it is those homes that are suffering the most...

Assembling The Global Baby: New Industry Emerging To Produce Children On The Cheap

Posted 12.11.2010 | Huffington Post

In a hospital room on the Greek island of Crete with views of a sapphire sea lapping at ancient fortress walls, a Bulgarian woman plans to deliver a b...

UN Climate Deal A Small Step Forward In Global Warming Fight

Posted 12.11.2010 | Green

CANCUN, Mexico — A U.N. conference on Saturday adopted a modest climate deal creating a fund to help the developing world go green, though it de...

Obama To Convene CEO Summit

Posted 12.11.2010 | Business

WASHINGTON--President Barack Obama will convene a one-day summit of corporate chief executives Wednesday as part of a renewed White House effort to bu...

WikiLeaks: Socialist Tortillas Offer A Taste Of Venezuelan Revolution

Posted 12.11.2010 | World

The U.S. Embassy in Caracas appears to have put in long hours examining President Hugo Chavez's efforts to build a socialist economy in Venezuela. But...

Nixon Tapes Show President Railing About Blacks And Jews

Posted 12.11.2010 | Politics

YORBA LINDA, Calif. -- Richard M. Nixon made disparaging remarks about Jews, blacks, Italian-Americans and Irish-Americans in a series of extended con...

Obama: Tax Cut Deal Not Perfect, But Worth Passage (VIDEO)

Posted 12.11.2010 | Politics

Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama calls his tax-cut agreement with Republicans far from perfect but a good d...

Couple Wanted In Dismemberment Killing Arrested

Posted 12.11.2010 | Huffington Post

LOS ANGELES — A Pennsylvania couple far from home and suspected of cutting up a Good Samaritan into pieces were arrested after being found in an aba...

Wikileaks Symposium On Internet Freedom

Posted 12.11.2010 | Huffington Post

Watch The Wikileaks Symposium On Internet Freedom LIVE....

Joe Miller's Lawsuit Thrown Out By Alaska Judge

Posted 12.11.2010 | Politics

JUNEAU, Alaska — A judge has all but ended tea party-backed Republican Joe Miller's hopes of getting legal relief in state court in his long-shot ch...

Siberian Elections Show Russia Becoming A One-Party State

Posted 12.11.2010 | World

NOVOSIBIRSK, Russia -- On the eve of regional elections, an opposition candidate named Olga V. Safronova arrived at a school for a campaign finale. Sh...

American Allisa Czisny Takes Gold In China Grand Prix

Posted 12.11.2010 | Sports

BEIJING — American Alissa Czisny protected her overnight lead to take gold Saturday after the women's free skate program at the Grand Prix final. ...

Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Cameras For Every Budget

Posted 12.11.2010 | Technology

NEW YORK — Digital cameras have been popular gifts for a decade, but enthusiasm is waning, as most households already have one. The good news is tha...

Red Sea Shark Attacks: Killing Spree Baffles Scientists

Posted 12.11.2010 | World

Hoping to protect the local tourism industry over July 4, the beach resort's mayor initially downplays the danger of shark attacks - but is forced to ...

North Korea Sends Top Diplomat To Russia Amid Tensions

Posted 12.11.2010 | World

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea warned Saturday that it is ready for an all-out war even as it dispatched its top diplomat to Russia amid a flu...