President Bush, in his annual State of the Union address to Congress Tuesday, described Iran as a nation held hostage by a small clerical elite that is isolating and repressing its people. It is, he said, a regime
Lines are snaking out the door of the U.S. Consulate in Paris, as would-be French travelers to America wait to get newly required visas. The problem: the French government has yet to issue special biometric passports. Without such a passport, travelers are now required to have a visa. That's translating into a major loss for the French tourism industry.
Executives from the U.S. Internet giant Google have been called to testify next month before congressional lawmakers in Washington. Google has just launched a China-based version of its search-engine website that censors information the Chinese government deems sensitive.
Midtown Comics in Manhattan is mostly a man's world. Customers browsing rows of action-hero-filled comic books are almost exclusively young men. The magazine rack holds only the likes of Details and Sports Illustrated. Store clerks are all male, too.
Beth Wallace was stopped at a traffic light when a truck pulled up next to her. As she took a sip from her thermos of coffee, Wallace, 32, a San Francisco resident, glanced at the driver, who turned his head and returned the stare.