"Did they ever get anybody involved who knew anything about visual appearances or clarity or design? Or did it just come about by a bunch of guys sitting around a table saying: I like this one?"
-I ♥ New York designer Milton Glaser
David Sanger joins Kerry Nolan to discuss why a Republican compromise on middle-class tax cuts is not a sign of rekindled bipartisanship in Washington.
Claude Chabrol, director of stylish French suspense films like "Le Boucher" ("The Butcher") and "La Femme Infidele" ("The Unfaithful Wife"), died Sunday in Paris at the age of 80. He was one of the founders of the New Wave movement,
Indian forces have killed 13 protesters and wounded scores of others in confrontations across Kashmir fueled in part by reports that a Quran was desecrated in the United States. One police officer was also killed.
Residents in San Bruno, California have been allowed to return home after a natural gas pipeline explosion and subsequent fire on Thursday that killed at least four people, injured 50 and destroyed at least 50 homes. California regulators are telling Pacific Gas and Electric to survey all of its natural gas lines in the state, in hopes of heading off another disaster.
On this ninth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, many family members of the victims are attending the annual reading of the names at the World Trade Center site today. For some, this mass gathering provides a source of comfort and support. But there are those who find other ways of commemorating their loved ones.
Hundreds of Afghans rallied in Kabul to denounce an American church's plans to burn the Islamic holy book on Sept. 11.
Rare color footage of the bomb damage inflicted on London during World War II has surfaced on the eve of the 70th anniversary of the Blitz.
President Obama will be presenting a new $50 billion proposal for infrastructure investments at a speech in Wisconsin.
David Sanger joins Kerry Nolan to discuss the August jobless numbers, new government stimulus proposals, and how the new round of Middle East peace talks are dealing with the key issues facing the conflict.
20 million people have been affected by the floods in Pakistan in the past three weeks, in what some say is the worst natural catastrophe in recent history. However, even with the United Nations calling for $459 million for immediate relief efforts, aid assistance is still only trickling in. Whether it is "compassion fatigue," lack of funds or a distrust in the Pakistani government's transparency – the real question is, will a failure to act now have greater foreign policy implications for the future stability of the region?
President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a point to demonstrate a warm relationship and pledged concrete steps to revive Mideast peace efforts with Palestinians when they met Tuesday in Washington.
Activists poured oil-like liquid in front of London's Tate Britain Monday and sprinkled bird feathers over the slick to protest the gallery receiving corporate sponsorship from British Petroleum.
General David Petraeus will testify before the Senate Armed Services Committee in the first day of confirmation hearings which most believe will end with Petraeus taking over as commander of the NATO forces in Afghanistan.
The FBI has arrested 10 people in Yonkers, Boston and northern Virginia the agency claims are secret Russian agents and an eleventh alleged spy was arrested overseas later today.
This week, David Sanger from the NYTimes speaks with WQXR's Kerry Nolan on how Senator Robert Byrd's death will affect Washington.
The Supreme Court held Monday that the Constitution's Second Amendment restrains government's ability to significantly limit "the right to keep and bear arms," advancing a recent trend by the bench to support gun rights.
Tropical Storm Alex was gaining strength as it swept across the Gulf of Mexico Monday on its way to Mexico's northeastern coast - well clear of a massive oil spill.
Leaders of the world'd 20 largest economies pledged to slash budget deficits in half by 2013 and balance their budgets by 2015, even while they downplayed national differences in their fiscal strategies.
A conversation about Michael Jackson and genre-blending music.