A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a self-proclaimed presidential historian who once claimed to have moved among White House circles to seven years in prison for conspiracy and theft of historical documents worth more than a million dollars.
Nigerians hoping for an honest leader to fight endemic corruption voted in presidential elections Saturday, but disarray at the polls and a failed truck bombing caused unease in a country trying to solidify democratic rule.
Four U.S. presidents -- including President George W. Bush -- were among the luminaries at Coretta Scott King's funeral Tuesday. Among some speakers' accolades and tributes to the civil rights icon were criticisms of the current administration's actions -- the war in Iraq and domestic eavesdropping.
President Bush met Saturday with his four partners in the so-called six-party talks and said they should send a clear message to North Korean leader Kim Jong Il: "Get rid of your nuclear weapons programs."
When it comes to political views and political activism, Indiana University's Bloomington campus is typical of the large, Midwestern, state universities, according to I.U. political science professor Ted Carmines, a nearly 30-year observer of campus politics.