Kerry says he's going to France to give 'a big hug to Paris'

Jan 16, 2015

Kerry says he's going to France to give 'a big hug to Paris'

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he is not traveling to France later Thursday to apologize for the Obama administration’s failure to send a senior official to last weekend’s unity march, but rather to give “a big hug to Paris” in the wake ...

Media plays down Ebola's spread by 'droplets'

Nov 3, 2014

Media plays down Ebola's spread by 'droplets'

by Ted Rall

Refusing to succumb to panic is laudable and rational, and when the infection rate numbers in the single digits here in the United States, there’s no reason to freak out. But mainstream media organizations and the government are diminishing their already scant credibility when ...

Aug 5, 2014

Cuba abuzz over news of U.S. undercover travelers program

News that the U.S. government quietly contracted young Latin Americans to travel to Cuba for political purposes under the guise of health and civic programs was the talk of the town in Havana and the Cuban diaspora Monday, eliciting both criticism and praise for ...