Nuke group exposed
Niger fraud in 'days'

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – The International Atomic Energy Agency was able to figure out in just 10 days something that had escaped U.S. intelligence for months – that documents alleging more…

Bush had hands-on role
in revising speech

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – A photo essay on the White House website shows President Bush had a hands-on role in "revising" January's State of the Union speech that included a more…

Dissent over uranium more than a 'footnote'

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON -- An objection raised about a uranium charge in a secret high-level report on Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction was more than a "footnote," as described more…

The Brits busted Bush

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – Weaponsgate is nothing more than a "witchhunt" by Democrats desperate to discredit a popular president. Or so Bush dittoheads argue. To be sure, Democrats are trying more…

Rumsfeld corrects
testimony - twice

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – In congressional testimony last week, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld swore repeatedly that he'd just "days" earlier learned that the uranium charge President Bush made against Iraq more…

Anatomy of a lie

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice insists neither she nor the president knew the CIA raised serious doubts about a nuke-weapons charge against Iraq in his last more…

U.S. miscalculations
left troops vulnerable

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – The Pentagon underestimated the number of military police and Arabic-speaking interrogators it would need to occupy Iraq, and the miscalculations have left U.S. troops there more more…

Study: Low teacher pay a myth

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON – A new survey by the American Federation of Teachers says that despite recent gains, teachers are still underpaid. But a separate study by the Hoover Institution more…

FBI guide warns
of hidden knives

by Paul Sperry -- WASHINGTON –Since the Sept. 11 hijackings, an FBI lab here has been compiling a database of easily concealable knives – including long, fixed blades hidden in canes, retractable more…