| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Stock prices slipped early Wednesday after the World Bank cut its global economic forecast, including reduced estimates for the United States and China.
Investors also were assessing the surprise primary defeat of Rep. Eric Cantor (R-Va.), the House...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:53 PM
World, you still just don't get it. The Ebola epidemic that is raging across West Africa, killing more than half its victims, will not be conquered with principles of global solidarity and earnest appeals. It will not be stopped with dribbling funds,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:51 PM
In the run-up to this week's North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit, much has been made of the fact that the United States is one of just a handful of the 28 member states that spends more than 2 percent of its gross domestic product on defense along...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 1:56 PM
The deadly Ebola epidemic engulfing three West African countries is "out of control," health experts at the Council on Foreign Relations said Tuesday.
The virus, which has claimed almost 900 lives since March, hasn't "ever been in control" since Ebola...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley, a presidential hopeful, has taken on yet another "pop issue," proposing that we provide foster care to several thousand unaccompanied Central American minors, lest they be sent to "certain death." He has also championed abolition...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 11:33 AM
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Lake County Commissioner Welton Cadwell will be guests on local public-affairs programs this weekend. Cadwell was recently elected chairman of the Central Florida Expressway Authority. The guest lineup:
Rubio talks to Ybeth...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Civic leaders had long looked upon the dreary, slum-choked river that sliced through this city and dreamed it could become something grand — India's answer to the Seine or the Thames.
When a new chief executive took over the state of Gujarat in...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 11:17 AM
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa could have a “catastrophic” economic effect on the region unless there is a swift response, the World Bank said Wednesday.
An analysis by the bank says the Ebola crisis is already wreaking havoc on the...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 11:03 AM
A mortar bomb was fired into Israel from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in the first such attack since an Aug. 26 truce halted a seven-week war in the Palestinian enclave, the Israeli military said.
There were no casualties or damage, a military...
| Sep 16, 2014
| 2:20 PM
A mortar round fired from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Tuesday, the first such shelling since a truce took effect last month ending seven weeks of fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants.
There was no immediate claim of...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 2:40 PM
Indonesia's Constitutional Court on Thursday rejected a challenge to results in last month’s presidential election, validating the victory of Joko Widodo.
Prabowo Subianto, a former head of Indonesia's special forces, had refused to acknowledge...