Relations with Russia grow tenuous The continuing war between Russia and Georgia is causing the United States and other Western nations to reconsider their relationship with Russia. As the conflict continues, Midday explores the war that broke out August 7, 2008 and its geopolitical implications.11:00 a.m.
Nick Hayes: Professor of history and University Chair in Critical Thinking at St. John's University in Collegeville, Minn.
Democrats kick off convention featuring speeches by Michelle Obama and Sen. Kennedy The theme Democrats selected for the first night of the their party's national convention was "One Night," and the featured speaker of the evening was Michelle Obama, wife of Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama. Also speaking on the opening night of the convention were U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy, D-Mass., U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, DFL-Minn., and more.12:00 p.m.