Nick O Malley on Janet Napolitano

'Busy' Obama sends gay delegate Billie Jean King to Russia's Olympics

Nick O'Malley The slights from the White House to the Russian hosts of the Winter Olympics could not be more studied nor more pointed.

Kerry for State post as Rice bows out

John Kerry

Nick O'Malley WASHINGTON: The US ambassador to the United Nations, Susan Rice, has withdrawn her name from consideration for the appointment of secretary of state by the President, Barack Obama, making Senator...

'Stand Your Ground' law in sights after killing of teen

Nick O'Malley At least 21 US states have adopted the laws that allowed the killer of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin to walk free after Trayvon's shooting three weeks ago.

Protests grow over law that protects killers

Ifeoma Ike

Nick O'Malley NEW ORLEANS: The shooting of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin in Sanford, Florida last month has sparked a national debate over ''Stand Your Ground'' laws.