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‘Living in hell:’ 14,000 detainees held in secret by U.S.

By PATRICK QUINN

In the few short years since the first shackled Afghan shuffled off to Guantanamo, the U.S. military has created a global network of overseas prisons, its…

U.S. holds AP photographer without charges for 5 months

The U.S. military has been holding an Iraqi photographer working for The Associated Press since April, and the agency asked on Sunday that he either be charged or…

James Webb’s campaign picks up steam against Allen

In the movie "Rules of Engagement," written by James Webb, a wounded Vietnam veteran-turned-lawyer beats seemingly hopeless odds to win a case defending a comrade in arms. …

A case study of principle vs. power

By JOHN HALL
Media General News Service

Look at the way the White House handled Sen. Lincoln Chafee of…

Another 30 die in escalating Iraq violence

Insurgents killed at least 30 people and aggravated Iraq's hostile ethnic divide with a string of bombs in the northern city of Kirkuk, as well as attacks in volatile Anbar…

Compromise hinted in war between White House, GOP Senators

The White House and Senate Republicans who revolted against the president's proposal on tough CIA interrogations of terrorism suspects said on Sunday a compromise was possible to heal a party…

Pope expresses ‘regret’ over insult to Muslims

Pope Benedict said on Sunday he was deeply sorry Muslims had been offended by his use of a medieval quotation on Islam and violence, but failed to quell the…

Bush running low on foreign policy options

By ANNE GEARAN

When President Bush addresses world leaders at the United Nations this week, he will have fewer options and lower expectations on almost every…

Public financing? They don’t want no stinkin’ public financing

By JIM KUHNHENN

Those three dollars you've set aside in your tax returns as a good deed toward clean presidential elections? Forget about it. Nobody wants…

Bush, GOP Senators continue standoff over terrorism bill

An increasingly defiant President George W. Bush refuses to budge in his battle to get Congress to approve the White House plan for detaining, interrogating, prosecuting and -- some feel,…