January 2, 2013 The acquisition gives Al-Jazeera, which is financed by the Qatari government, access to an American TV audience. The new channel, Al-Jazeera America, will be based in New York.
November 17, 2012 Climate change and the environment were not major topics of the presidential campaign. But the former vice president tells NPR that he's convinced "more and more people in both political parties are taking a hard look at it and saying 'yes we really do need to do something about this.' "
April 25, 2012 For being "a key proponent of sponsoring legislation that funded the expansion of and greater public access to the Internet," the former vice president is among the first honorees.
March 8, 2012 The Obama campaign released the trailer for a 17-minute documentary called "The Road We've Traveled." It's obvious aim is to do something the Obama White House and campaign frequently do, that is, to remind voters of just how perilous a state the U.S. economy and financial markets were in when the president assumed office in January 2009.
September 14, 2011 "There's a long tradition of people who don't like a particular message turning to attack the person delivering the message," he told NPR. "I view it as an honor, really."
September 14, 2011 In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the political junkie, and Al Gore talks about climate change. In the second hour, Michael Moore shares stories from his life and his new memoir, Here Comes Trouble, and baseball milestones.
June 22, 2011 Gore, the former Democratic vice president and global warming foe, criticizes Obama for allegedly going wobbly. The president failed to push hard enough for legislation that would curb greenhouse gas emissions by making polluters pay a price, Gore said.
June 15, 2011 it was faint praise from the 2000 Democratic presidential nominee. But even that could get Romney, the frontrunner for the 2012 Republican White House nomination in trouble with many conservatives who reject the science that argues for anthropogenic global warming.
September 2, 2010 Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski has conceded her primary battle with challenger Joe Miller. But what if — for argument's sake — the remaining votes all went to Murkowski? Would she win, even if she conceded?
July 20, 2010 Albert Gore, Jr. is fighting in a charity boxing match tonight. If you were fighting the son of Al Gore, what trash talk would you drop on him?
June 30, 2010 The Portland Oregonian is reporting that city police have decided to re-open an investigation into a charge by a massage therapist that Al Gore sexually assaulted her in 2006.
June 1, 2010 Media reports, quoting an e-mail from Al and Tipper Gore, say that the former vice president and his wife have decided to separate after 40 years of marriage.