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Kristen Byrne
Kristen Byrne served as an editorial intern at The American Spectator.
by | Mar 31, 2011

What to Watch for: Gadhafi says he will stay in Libya “until the end” (Reuters) NATO takes control of air operations in Libya, while CIA controls ground (CNN) Vice President Biden meets with Director of the OMB Jack Lew, Director…

by | Mar 28, 2011

What to Watch for: President Obama addresses the nation regarding the attack in Libya (Politico) Libyan rebels target Gadhafi’s hometown of Sirte (ABC News) A 6.5-magnitude earthquake struck the northeast region of Japan this morning (CNN) Radiation from Japan’s nuclear…

by | Mar 24, 2011

What to Watch for: President Obama and Vice President Biden meet with national security team to discuss efforts in Libya (Chicago Sun-Times) Tests show that radioactive iodine in Japan’s water has dropped and is considered safe to drink (CNN) Biden…

by | Mar 24, 2011

The producers of the upcoming motion picture, Atlas Shrugged: Part 1, have some tricks up their sleeves to entice the crowds. The film, based on Ayn Rand’s iconic (and very long) novel, will be followed by two more installments to…

by | Mar 23, 2011

What to Watch for: President Obama leads a call on Libya with his National Security Team (Politico) Radioactive material found in Japan’s tap water exceeds limit considered safe (CNN) Actress Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79 (ABC News) Yemen Parliament approves state…

by | Mar 18, 2011

What to Watch for: Libyan government declares a ceasefire following U.N resolution (Reuters) Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah addresses the nation about possible government reschuffle (BBC) President Obama will highlight the economic benefits of the U.S.’s relationship with Brazil (Chicago Sun-Times)…

by | Mar 17, 2011

What to Watch for: Japanese helicopters dump water on nuclear reactors to prevent meltdown (CNN) House votes on Afghan troop withdrawal (Chicago Tribune) India’s opposition parties demand the resignation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh due to WikiLeaks cable (Washington Post)…

by | Mar 16, 2011

What to Watch for: A second nuclear reactor at the Fukushima Daiichi plant in Japan might have ruptured and is releasing radioactive steam (New York Times) President Obama meets with USAID Administrator Raj Shah to discuss aid efforts in Japan,…

by | Mar 14, 2011

What to Watch for: Reactor No. 3 explodes at Fukushima nuclear plant (Bloomberg) President Obama visits Arlington County school and talks about “reforming education in order to win the future.” Obama also tells Congress to “fix” the No Child Left…

by | Mar 11, 2011

What to Watch for: Japan hit by a 8.9 magnitude earthquake, triggering a 32-foot tsunami (Wall Street Journal) President Obama talks to the press about rising energy prices, budget negotiations and Libya (Politico) Libyan government forces back rebels (CNN) President…

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