NEW HAVEN, CONN. -- From the opening video and drumming to the remarks of the awardees, songs, youth slide show and finale, an atmosphere of unity and optimism inspired the entire multi-racial audience at the 2013 People's World Amistad Awards, held in the auditorium of Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School.
Polls show substantial public opposition to a military strike on Syria, even "limited" strikes to deter chemical weapons use.
President Obama told a Tonight Show audience Aug. 6 that there are times the Russians "slip back into Cold War thinking and a Cold War mentality."
CHICAGO - A lively symposium on this city's infamous "Red Squad" took place June 1 at the Chicago History Museum.
In a speech at the National Defense University yesterday President Barack Obama declared the nation must move away from the "state of perpetual war" that has existed since 9/11.
Judith LeBlanc has been working non-stop over the last 10 years to end U.S.wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
The announcement comes as several related aspects of U.S. military policy are intersecting early in President Obama's second term.
Military families gave Tammy Duckworth a hero's welcome as the congressional candidate who lost both legs walked to the speakers platform.
With prayer and song, dozens of supporters saw anti-nuclear weapons campaigner Susan Crane back to prison.
A demonstration outside the Fort Hood main gate honored soldiers who have committed suicide due to trauma inflicted in combat.