Friday, January 26, 2007

Iran Defiant as UN Condemns Holocaust Denial

The United Nations General Assembly Friday adopted a U.S.-drafted resolution condemning denial of the Holocaust - but did so by consensus rather than by a recorded vote, thus allowing member states ambivalent on the matter to sidestep criticism. Read

Thursday, January 25, 2007

Kerry 'Tempted,' But Won't Try Again

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) Wednesday announced he would not run for the 2008 Democratic presidential nomination, a decision that still leaves a field of some nine Democrats, dominated by two fellow senators. Read

Friday, January 12, 2007

Divided House Votes to Allow Embryonic Research

In a vote of 253 to 174, the House of Representatives Thursday passed a bill to lift President Bush's restrictions on federal funding for stem cell research that may hold future medical treatments but destroys early stage human embryos. Read

Tuesday, January 02, 2007

Giving Fatah Arms, Training Makes 'Better Terrorists,' Critics Say

Weapons and security assistance provided to the Palestinian Authority under the defunct Oslo Accords were used in subsequent terror attacks against Israelis, and now the Israeli and U.S. governments risk repeating the mistake, said critics of the policy. Read