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2011 Grammy highlights

ABC News reviews the highlights of last night’s Grammys, which drew the show’s biggest TV audience in a decade. This video is from ABC, uploaded on February 15, 2011.…

Obama vows to tackle benefit spending

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama on Tuesday vowed to tackle costly but fiercely guarded medical, retirement and jobless benefits, as he sought to rebuff criticism he is not willing to address tough spending issues. Facing allegations that his 2012 budget does not tackle the main causes of the country’s soaring…

Ann Coulter: ‘There should be more jailed journalists’

During Ann Coulter’s talk at the annual CPAC conference, a woman in the audience challenged Coulter, asking: “What is more important though to American values–being friends with Israel still or knowing there are jailed dissidents and journalists [in Egypt]?” “You don’t go around disturbing countries where you have a loyal…

CBS LA reporter did not suffer stroke, but may have had seizure

A CBS Los Angeles reporter who many speculated suffered a stroke mid-broadcast before last weekend’s Grammy’s was examined on-scene by paramedics and did not appear to be suffering any complications. Speaking to ABC News, one medical expert suggested she may have had a partial seizure. This video is from ABC…

Singapore International Lion Dance Competition 2011

Singapore hosts its annual lion dance competition, pitting the best lion dance troupes in Singapore against each other. This video is from Xiongba, uploaded on January 16, 2011.…

Extreme pole dancing

Indian martial artists wow the audience with their demonstration of the traditional sport Mallakhamb, which originated during the 12th century as a form of training for wrestlers. This video is from TSN News, uploaded on August 18, 2010.…

Tension over gays and muslims at CPAC

Journalist Sarah Posner joins GRITtv host Laura Flanders to talk about her experience at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) last weekend in Washington, DC. Posner says that the homophobia and Islamophobia at the conference was striking, and that the participation of the gay Conservative group GOProud and CPAC’s attempts…

If spending cuts kill jobs, ‘so be it’: Boehner

WASHINGTON – House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) on Tuesday showed little concern for the federal job losses that could result from the GOP’s proposed spending cuts. “In the last two years, under President Obama, the federal government has added 200,000 new federal jobs. If some of those jobs are lost…

Iraqi defector ‘Curveball’ admits to WMD lies that led to war

Raw Story reports : An Iraqi defector, codenamed Curveball, who allegedly helped convince the Bush administration that Saddam Hussein had a secret stash of biological and chemical weapons, has admitted for the first time that he made it all up. This video is from The Guardian, uploaded Feb. 15, 2011.…

Lawrence O’Donnell calls Bill O’Reilly a ‘joke’

After Bill O’Reilly called MSNBC “anti-American”—like the Muslim Brotherhood—Lawrence O’Donnell responds in the segment, “Rewrite on Fox News.” This video is from MSNBC’s The Last Word, uploaded on February 14, 2011. Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy…

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