The squalour and sacrifice of trench warfare will be brought to life with the help of two film industry giants to mark the centenary of World War I.
Last Monday, the Navy was the hero across America, for the exploits of its SEALs in bringing Osama bin Laden to justice. This Monday, the sea service was zero in certain quarters for saying it will permit same-sex marriages within its hallowed chapels
The blow, when it finally fell, was unexpectedly jarring.
You wouldn’t think the man who made his mark in Washington as the knight-errant of campaign-finance reform and whose name is rarely written without the word maverick attached would ever meet a cause he deemed hopeless. But that was pretty much where Arizona Senator John McCain was a couple of weeks ago in his quest to transform the nation’s immigration laws and set on the path to becoming citizens the estimated 11 million people who are here illegally
Is there anybody out there investors can trust? Wall Street was pondering that today as markets were hammered following last night’s announcement that WorldCom had inflated profits by a staggering $3.8 billion over the past five quarters
It has taken President Obama three months to reach the decision on Afghanistan that he’ll share with the nation Tuesday night, because there are no easy solutions. His chosen path will win applause from some quarters but boos from others
Several armed men Thursday abducted a French national working for the Red Cross in Sudan’s volatile Darfur region, the agency said. China has also become the biggest vehicle market in the world this year and car sales expanded an extraordinary 78 per cent last month from a year ago.
Marian Cilic will face second seed Novak Djokovic in the final of the China Open on Sunday after handing world No. 2 Rafael Nadal his first defeat in Beijing
Britain wants to scale back its Trident nuclear deterrent program by cutting the number of missile-carrying submarines from four to three, Foreign Secretary David Miliband said. British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will formally announce his readiness to scale back Trident when he speaks to the U.N.