The Israeli navy took control of a boat that violated an Israeli blockade and crossed into Gazan waters Tuesday, the Israel Defense Forces said, while a Gaza group said the ship was carrying humanitarian aid, a former U.S. congresswoman and a Nobel laureate.
An Israeli patrol boat struck a boat carrying medical volunteers and supplies to Gaza early Tuesday as it attempted to intercept the vessel in the Mediterranean Sea, witnesses and Israeli officials said.
There are two major national political parties in the United States: the Democratic Party and the Republican Party. But have those groups been at the forefront of American politics since the birth of the nation? This One-Sheet helps students learn about the history of political parties in America.
A far-right party recorded the biggest ever share of the vote for a political party in Switzerland's history on Monday, after a controversial campaign that blamed foreigners for much of the country's crime.
Should Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder narrowly lose Germany's general election on September 18, there is still the possibility that his SPD party could hang on to power -- by forming a "grand coalition" with their opponents the Christian Democrats (CDU).
President Bush and Democratic challenger Sen. John Kerry are essentially tied in Florida, Ohio and Missouri, three of the most populous battleground states in the November election, according to a CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll of likely voters released Sunday.
President Bush's compassion tour takes him to a Baptist church in Philly today, where he talks about (quoting here) "Compassion and HIV/AIDS." Bush's 10:25 a.m. ET speech at the Greater Baptist Exodus Church, a largely black congregation, comes as he simultaneously tends to his must-win conservative base this week with a stepped-up call to ban same-sex marriage.
Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader on Monday named Peter Camejo, a Green Party activist, as his running mate in the 2004 election -- an announcement that came on the same day he faced renewed pressure to drop out of the race.
Ralph Nader, a Green Party candidate for president in 2000, announced Sunday that he would again seek the presidency, this time as an independent candidate. The announcement worried Democrats, who believe that Nader cost Al Gore key votes in the close 2000 election.
Independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader accused both parties of being "for sale" Monday and rejected Democratic fears that his campaign would divide President Bush's opponents in the November election.
White House hopeful Ralph Nader issued a stinging indictment of corporate America Monday, while the top two Democrats in the presidential race wooed voters in New York and President Bush entered the campaign fray.
With consumer advocate Ralph Nader expected to announce this weekend whether he will run for president as an independent, Democrats urged him Friday to not seek a third-party candidacy, fearing he could ruin their White House hopes.