| Sep 22, 2014
| 8:14 PM
When he heads to the United Nations this week, President Obama will try to rally the world around military operations against Sunni extremists in Iraq, without invoking his predecessor's similar effort, which failed before the global body 11 years ago....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 8:27 PM
With motivated fighters from the United States and Europe streaming into Syria to join militant groups, Al Qaeda’s battered leadership in Pakistan recently saw an opportunity to pluck Western passport holders and train them to launch attacks in...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 6:18 AM
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday a deal to end fighting in eastern Ukraine could be reached this week, a clear attempt to show the West he was trying to deescalate the conflict despite renewed shelling.
After speaking with Ukraine's...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Seventy-five years ago, on Sept. 1, 1939, Nazi Germany invaded Poland and began what would become the bloodiest war in human history, World War II. Throughout the 1930s, the nature of the Nazi regime and its intentions were quite obvious. Yet the major...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 7:15 PM
Last summer in Berlin, President Obama called for "bold reductions" in U.S. and Russian tactical nuclear weapons to ease the risk of annihilation in Europe.
Obama was referring to the roughly 200 B61 nuclear bombs that the U.S. has deployed in five NATO...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 2:32 PM
Israel ordered criminal investigations into some suspected cases of international law violations by its military during the recent fighting against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, according to reports Wednesday.
The cases are among dozens under...
| Sep 8, 2014
| 6:03 AM
The new U.N. human rights chief urged world powers on Monday to protect women and minorities targeted by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria, saying the fighters were trying to create a "house of blood." Jordan's Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, the first...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 12:56 PM
Michael Etienne is trying to make some points by challenging U.S. Rep. Frederica Wilson in the Democratic primary in District 24, which straddles Broward and Miami-Dade counties. But he doesn't expect to win.
The Democrat-dominated district —...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 4:18 PM
Britain has announced a plan to fast-track driverless cars, meaning self-driving cars could hit public roads by early 2015.
It is the first sovereign state to make such a large-scale and public commitment to testing the cars, experts said.
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:41 PM
The U.S. government concluded this week that Russia violated the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty by testing a prohibited cruise missile. The question now is what to do.
Withdrawal from the treaty would be a mistake. The INF Treaty required...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 6:34 PM
President Obama on Friday condemned the missile attack that downed a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet over separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine as an "outrage of unspeakable proportions" but stopped short of blaming Russia directly for the tragedy.