Ex-CIA Director David Petraeus told lawmakers during private hearings Friday that he believed all along that the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya was a terrorist strike.
As commander in Iraq and Afghanistan, General David Petraeus got credit as a great general. Is that an accurate reflection of reality? Not everyone thinks so.
New York City officials, as well as volunteers helping in the Superstorm Sandy recovery effort, say it took FEMA as long as two weeks to show up in the Rockaways, one of the hardest-hit areas.
President Obama held a private screening yesterday of Steven Speilberg’s new film “Lincoln.” What lessons does the Lincoln presidency hold for President Obama and for U.S. politics today?
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
In the early 1980s, Nelson Mandela’s name was virtually unknown in the United States. In fact, it was Steve Biko, who first put the struggles of black South Africans into public consciousness in the U.S.9 Comments | more »
As the first anniversary of the Newtown school shooting approaches, we check in with former astronaut Mark Kelly, who lobbies for responsible gun ownership with his wife, former congresswoman Gabby Giffords.10 Comments | more »
Residents have decided not to hold a public commemoration to mark the first anniversary this coming Saturday of the shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.3 Comments | more »