FROM Michael Oneal
Tribune Company Weighs Latest Offer Recent reports say the Tribune Company of Chicago was about to arrange an internal overhaul, rather than selling the Los Angeles Times , Channel 5 and other properties. Then, along came real estate maverick Sam Zell , who just sold his office development company for $39 billion, the biggest leveraged buyout in history. Michael Oneal reports for the Chicago Tribune , a sister publication of the LA Times.
Nuclear crisis on the Korean Peninsula slowly coming to a head North Korea did not conduct a nuclear test this weekend, but it did show apparent progress in developing a missile that that could strike the United States. The Trump Administration says it has lost its "strategic patience." We hear what that might -- or might not -- mean for North Korea, China and the prospects for diplomacy.
Will the march for science politicize objective research? Protesters are gathering all over the country for tomorrow's Earth Day March for Science. Since President Trump has proposed massive cuts in basic scientific research, will the movement be perceived as partisan politics — whether scientists themselves like it or not?
White House flip flops: NATO, Syria and China In less than 100 days, President Trump has contradicted himself on a host of foreign policy issues — Syria, NATO, China and Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Is it a strength — or a weakness — for the United States when the world of power politics never knows what to expect?