Mormon church leaders apologized to the family of Holocaust survivor and Jewish rights advocate Simon Wiesenthal after his parents were posthumously baptized, a controversial ritual that Mormons believe allows deceased people a way to the afterlife but offends members of many other religions.
Congratulations to Mitt Romney. He got an honorary Grammy for best spoken word for being able to speak out of both sides of his mouth at the same time. – Jay Leno
- Israeli leader: Iranian aggression must be halted
- Russia, China gave Syria ‘license to kill,’ White House says
- Afghan teens were armed when bombed: NATO
- Activists: Oil pipeline attacked, on fire in Syria
- Libyan militias parade through Tripoli
- New statue depicts late NKorea leader on horseback
- Honduras prison fire kills 357: officials
Valentine’s Day is weird. A nude flying baby that shoots arrows isn’t a holiday. It’s a horror movie. – Jimmy Kimmel
Obama Nailed Osama, But Not the Taliban
An Afghan government request that female television presenters don headscarves and avoid heavy make-up angered journalists on Tuesday, who said the move was proof authorities expected the Taliban to regain a share of power…The ministry’s plea came as a surprise to some Afghan media. All female anchors appear with their heads covered, sparking suggestions the directive was designed to impress the Taliban by pandering to their ultra-conservative views.
- Santorum takes lead over Romney in ninth poll lead change
- Meet Newt Gingrich’s ‘Faith Leaders Dream Team’ (featuring Chuck Norris)
- At Dogs Against Romney rally, lots of humans against Romney
- GOP critics hit Obama’s $3.8 trillion budget
Rick Santorum said women might not be suited for military action because their emotions aren’t suited for combat. Which can mean only one thing: He’s never seen an episode of ‘The View.’”- Jimmy Fallon
- Spending cuts trump farm subsidies for many voters
- White House threatens veto of GOP’s highway bill
- Congress Reaches Tentative Deal on Payroll Tax Cut Extension
- Bill Clinton Struggled to Deal With Lewinsky Affair, Film Says
Just Give Us Affordable Healthcare, Already!
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., relented on Tuesday and now says he’ll allow a Senate vote on an amendment that would reverse the White House’s controversial requirement that all insurers provide birth control free of charge to women. The proposal put forward last week by Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., would exempt employers from providing any care they find immoral.
- Oil rises above $101 as Middle East tensions rise
- US bid to crimp Iranian oil sales to Asia stumbles
- Petronas eyes Sunshine Oilsands IPO: sources
- Roche warns of counterfeit cancer drug in U.S.
- Costs, property rights top issues for U.S. firms in China:survey
- China VP to meet US lawmakers critical of Beijing
- China to keep investing in euro zone debt: China c.bank
Biden Blasts Beijing
Visiting Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping got a red-carpet welcome at the White House and the Pentagon Tuesday. Both occasions were part of a high-stakes Valentine’s Day visit that could set the tone for future relations between the world’s sole superpower and its rising Asian rival four decades after Richard Nixon’s groundbreaking visit.
But at a lavish State Department lunch in his honor, Vice President Joe Biden served up a heaping plateful of criticisms over Beijing’s allegedly unfair trade practices and its human rights record, which Washington has fiercely and repeatedly denounced.
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A species of chameleon small enough to easily perch on a match head has been discovered on a tiny island off Madagascar, a group of scientists has announced. Lead researcher Frank Glaw said the team already had experience finding tiny lizards in Madagascar, “but it was also good luck.”. Photo: PLoS ONE / DAPD Joern Koehler