A frail former President George H.W. Bush and a Cardinal red-jacketed Stan "the Man" Musial were among the honorees awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama on Tuesday, who hailed the 15 winners of the nation's highest civilian award as "the best of who we are and who we aspire to be."
Legal analysts in Pakistan's government widely believe that an American detained in the killing of two Pakistanis has diplomatic immunity but that a court should decide his fate, an official said Tuesday.
For years, the left beat the drum that President Bush was shredding the Constitution with the USA Patriot Act, Guantanamo detainments, rendition and execution of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. When President Obama adopted those policies as his own, the left suddenly went as silent as Al Gore during a blizzard.
A suicide bomber blew himself up at the entrance of a Kabul shopping and hotel complex Monday, killing two security guards in the second attack in less than a month to hit the heavily secured Afghan capital.
The Obama administration on Monday announced its request for $676 billion for military and defense programs next year and warned House Republicans that plans to freeze defense spending for this year risks triggering a "crisis."
Thomas E. Perez, assistant attorney general for civil rights, is testifying today about military voting problems before the House Administration Committee. He should get hammered for the bureaucracy's laggard attention to making sure those who defend our rights can exercise their own right to vote.
Spies complain that intelligence is often sketchy _ and here's the proof.
Key supporting roles in the royal wedding of the year _ if not the decade _ were handed out Monday, with Prince Harry named as his brother's best man and Kate Middleton's sister Pippa chosen as her maid of honor.
Potential Republican presidential candidates for 2012 painted President Obama as a weak commander in chief who appeases foes and spurns allies, as they assailed the administration at an annual conservative gathering in Washington over the weekend.