| Oct 31, 2014
| 9:10 AM
With Ebola threatening the world's populations, there is a new urgency to find therapies. Bringing naturally occurring pharmaceuticals to market should be a priority for our nation because drugs derived from nature are astonishingly successful. The United...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 2:54 PM
(JTA) — When it comes to a long-term solution for our conflict with the Palestinians, there is no unanimity among Israelis. Many feel that the two-state solution is the only realistic option, while others believe that a Palestinian state would...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:59 AM
Israeli forces “brazenly flouted the laws of war” and showed “callous indifference to the carnage” caused by attacks on civilian targets during the recent conflict in the Gaza Strip, according to a report released by Amnesty...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 3:47 PM
President Barack Obama and his powerful U.S. Senate adversary struck a conciliatory tone on Wednesday, but Obama's plans to proceed with new immigration rules foreshadowed a bumpy start to his relationship with a Republican-controlled Congress.
| Nov 5, 2014
| 5:11 PM
The Republican takeover of the Senate raised the business community's hopes that stalled efforts to overhaul the tax code and enact other top priorities finally could move forward.
A key will be the common ground that President Obama and the GOP share...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 1:44 PM
War crimes may have been committed by Israeli forces during their deadly interception of an aid ship headed for the Gaza Strip in 2010, but the case does not justify prosecution at the International Criminal Court, court officials said Thursday....
| Nov 9, 2014
| 6:43 PM
In the early years of his decadeslong congressional career, Philip Crane was a key figure in the fledgling conservative movement that became a standard of American politics.
In the 1970s, the Illinois congressman's home in McLean, Va., was the meeting...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 9:26 AM
Putnam High School technology teacher Jerry Mailhot brought 12 students to a manufacturing expo at Quinebaug Valley Community College on Nov 7. They joined more than 200 other students from 11 area high schools to see firsthand the products and career...
| Nov 12, 2014
BEIJING — Creating an opening for a larger international agreement, China and the United States on Wednesday announced new targets for greenhouse-gas emissions that are intended to help curb global climate change.
As part of the arrangement,...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 1:09 PM
Penny Pritzker could have just walked by.
But she didn't.
U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell — her boss' archrival, the Kentucky Republican who will assume control of the U.S. Senate in January — was sitting there, behind a newspaper, waiting,...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 12:29 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed to prevent the defeat of allied separatists in eastern Ukraine while clinging to his insistence that Russia hasn't been involved in the deadly, 7-month-old conflict.
In an interview with Germany's ARD...