Articles by J.J. McGrath
- Christmas 2012: Memorable Scenes Of The Holiday Season [PHOTOS]
December 23 2012 5:45 PM
Check out a baker's dozen of stunning photographs in this pictorial of the Christmas holiday season around the world this year.
- Italy's Parliamentary Elections Planned For Feb 24-25
December 22 2012 11:48 PM
Italy's President Giorgio Napolitano dissolved the country's parliament Saturday in the wake of caretaker Prime Minister Mario Monti's resignation Friday.
- Egyptian Voters Appear To Have OK'd Constitution
December 22 2012 10:57 PM
Political factions both for and against Egypt's draft constitution agreed Sunday that it has likely been approved by those participating in the two-part referendum conducted Saturday and Dec. 15.
- President's Remarks At Newtown Vigil [FULL TEXT]
December 16 2012 11:57 PM
President Obama spoke at the Sandy Hook interfaith prayer vigil at the Newtown (Conn.) High School Sunday night. Here's what he had to say.
- Sandy Hook School Shooting Victims Named By Connecticut State Police
December 15 2012 10:04 PM
The 20 children and six adults slain at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown Friday were named by the Connecticut State Police Saturday.
- Back To Uncertainty (And Berlusconi?) For Italy As PM Resigns
December 09 2012 9:14 PM
Italian political manuevering was suddenly thrust into high gear Sunday after the surprise resignation of Prime Minister Mario Monti.
- South Africa's Nelson Mandela Still Hospitalized
December 09 2012 6:29 PM
As Nelson Mandela spent his second day in a Pretoria hospital Sunday, South Africans prayed for his recovery and the government told people not to worry.
- Egypt's Opposition Calls For Boycott Of Vote Saturday
December 09 2012 5:47 PM
Egypt's main opposition coalition on Sunday rejected President Mohammed Morsi's plan for a constitutional referendum next weekend.
- Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi Reportedly Annuls Decree, But Constitutional Referendum Still Set For Dec 15
December 09 2012 12:11 AM
Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi reportedly annulled his controversial constitutional decree Saturday, but vote is still set for Dec. 15.
- Japan Earthquake One Of 14 Big Shakers On Friday
December 08 2012 12:39 AM
Friday was an earthshaking day around the Pacific Rim, as the U.S. Geological Survey reported 14 earthquakes of at least magnitude 5.0 hit the Asia-Pacific region.
- China Has Outpaced US As Trading Partner Since 2006
December 02 2012 11:34 PM
China surpassed the U.S. as a trading partner in many places around the world in the short span of five years, according to an analysis of trade data conducted by the Associated Press.
- North America's Busiest Ports Continue To Be Hobbled By Strike
December 02 2012 9:43 PM
Ten of 15 container terminals at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach were closed Sunday because of a walkout by clerical workers.