Articles by Randall Mikkelsen

Bush Announces Mars Initiative

  • 16 January 04
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush announced plans Wednesday to send humans back to the moon as early as 2015 and eventually to Mars -- an election-year initiative that critics derided as a costly extravagance that could renew a military space race.

Bush: Let Immigrants Stay and Work Legally

  • 09 January 04
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush presented an election-year proposal Wednesday to let millions of illegal immigrants work in the United States in what would be the biggest overhaul of U.S. immigration law in almost two decades.

Laura Bush Promotes America With Books

  • 01 October 03
  • Reuters
U.S. first lady Laura Bush on Tuesday took a diplomatic charm offensive to the Kremlin, where she promoted American values using popular children's books.

Bush, Mbeki Talk Zimbabwe

  • 10 July 03
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush urged South Africa's Thabo Mbeki on Wednesday to step up pressure on Zimbabwe, saying it was time for a ""return to democracy"" amid a mounting crisis under President Robert Mugabe.

U.S. Spots 'Problems' in Iraqi Declaration

  • 18 December 02
  • Reuters
The United States will deliver its final verdict later this week on Iraq's weapons declaration after warning there were problems with the dossier and that Baghdad would not get a second chance.

Bush Drums Up Congressional Backing

  • 19 September 02
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush, taken aback by Iraq's offer to let UN arms inspectors return, said Wednesday that congressional leaders had pledged to pass a resolution soon backing tough action against Baghdad.

Bush Calls on UN to Bring Baghdad to Heel

  • 13 September 02
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush on Thursday issued a ringing challenge to the United Nations on Iraq, saying if the world body did not force President Saddam Hussein to disarm and stop backing terrorism then ""action will be unavoidable.""

Bush Reassures Saudis at Ranch

  • 29 August 02
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush sought Tuesday to ease Saudi opposition to a pre-emptive U.S. attack on Iraq, pledging to consult allied nations before taking any decision to launch military strikes.

Bush Lambasts Dirty Business

  • 11 July 02
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush on Tuesday called for longer sentences for corporate fraud and a stronger watchdog agency to fight accounting scandals.

Bush Says He'll Sign Treaty in Moscow

  • 14 May 02
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush has said he would sign a treaty with President Vladimir Putin in Moscow later this month to cut long-range nuclear weapons by two-thirds.

Bush Talks Terrorism in China

  • 22 February 02
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush pressed China on Thursday to curb the spread of weapons technology and let its people live and worship freely on the first day of a visit designed to build on a new spirit of Chinese-U.S. cooperation.

Bush Takes A Look at 'Evil' Korea

  • 21 February 02
  • Reuters
U.S. President George W. Bush took his tough talk about North Korea right to the communist state's frontier Wednesday, calling Pyongyang evil and urging it to open the border with the South.

Bush Hopes Texas Charm Softens Putin

  • 15 November 01
  • Reuters
President George W. Bush welcomed President Vladimir Putin to his Texas ranch on Wednesday.

Bush to Press Putin On Scrapping ABM

  • 15 October 01
  • Reuters
U.S. President Bush said the Sept. 11 attacks strengthened his case against the 1972 ABM treaty.

Date Set for Chernobyl Shutdown

Clinton's Late Tapes Infuriate His Rivals

Skullof 'Predatory Machine' Rebuilt

Doctor Predicts Revolution in Energy Creation

Large Part of Jet Fuselage Discovered

U.S. Court Panel Blocks Internet Indecency Law

Rumors, Riots Mar Haiti Calm