Swanson showcases union support Minnesota Attorney General Lori Swanson is showing her support for organized labor at a time when some attorneys on her staff claim they've felt her wrath for trying to form a union in her office.5:24 p.m.
On War Anniversary, Bush Sees Victory in Iraq
Although public opinion has turned against the war, President Bush reaffirms his decision to invade Iraq in a Pentagon speech Wednesday. Bush says the costly sacrifices have "opened the door to a major strategic victory in the broader war on terror."
Educator's Charter Schools Help Revive New Orleans
Even though James Meza doesn't wear the uniform of a first responder, he is doing rescue work. Meza is helping the children of New Orleans by running six charter schools in the city, hopeful that they'll become the seeds of Katrina recovery efforts in the surrounding neighborhoods.
Iraq War Protesters Stage Demonstrations
Some Americans mark the fifth anniversary of the war in Iraq with vigils and protests, with hundreds turning out to raise their voices and share their views in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Forces Seek to Cement Gains in Iraq
With potential troop drawdowns looming, U.S. commanders and diplomats in Baghdad say security gains will be sustainable only if the Iraqi government moves faster to deliver basic services in areas that have been secured.
McCain Backs Israel's Tough Response to Attacks
After a visit to the southern Israeli town of Sderot, a frequent target of rockets fired from the nearby Gaza Strip, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, says he sees little point in negotiating with Hamas.
McCain Makes Gaffe on Iran
During his Middle East tour, Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) blames Iran several times for training al-Qaida in Iraq, before correcting himself to say Iran was training Shiite militants.
Pakistanis, World Await New Government
As a new administration slowly begins to take shape, questions abound on how it will handle foreign policy issues such as its nuclear arsenal, relations with Afghanistan and the war on terror, as well as Kashmir.
White House, Lawmakers Ponder Housing Bailout
On the heels of federal intervention following the Bear Stearns collapse, there are fresh indications that the Bush administration and House Democrats are willing to negotiate a plan to use taxpayer money to stem the flood of foreclosures.
How to Weather a Rocky Economy
Listeners' questions on personal investments during struggling economic climate are addressed. Carolyn McClanahan, personal financial adviser and founder of Life Planning Partners, talks with Melissa Block.
Study Finds Nice Guys Finish First
Harvard researcher David Rand randomly paired up students to play a prisoner's dilemma game, giving participants the option to "punish" their teammates for bad behavior. Those who did best in the game were those who punished the least.