| Oct 6, 2013
Word of mouth is the self-published author's Kickstarter. Steadily building buzz can catapult a book from selling a few copies here and there to being picked up by a major publisher with all the distribution resources and marketing muscle at its disposal....
| Dec 12, 2013
Ukraine's civil conflict strikes many Americans as a distant and unimportant dispute, one hardly connected to their daily lives. Such a lack of interest in international affairs is understandable, perhaps, because of the focus on economic recovery since...
| Nov 15, 2013
At the U.N. climate negotiations in Warsaw on Monday, the lead Philippine delegate, Yeb Sano, made an emotional plea: "Typhoons such as Haiyan and its impacts represent a sobering reminder to the international community that we cannot afford to...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:50 PM
KNOB NOSTER, Mo. — From a bay window in her home on the prairie, Angela Hostetler stares out at the six huge chicken barns out back. They hold 156,000 chickens, and when she and her husband, Mardy, purchased the farm two years ago, it seemed like...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
A small-scale, poignant and accessible anti-war statement, Georgian writer-director Zaza Urushadze's "Tangerines" spotlights regional conflict in 1992 Abkhazia, as one longtime rural resident who's refused to flee takes in two wounded fighters on opposite...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A man who allegedly shot and injured a police officer during a hostage standoff in Inglewood has been booked on suspicion of attempted murder, authorities said.
Christopher Warsaw, 45, was being held in lieu of $1-million bail after he surrendered...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:32 AM
A man who allegedly shot and injured a police officer during a hostage standoff in Inglewood last week was charged Tuesday with multiple counts of attempted murder of a police officer, kidnapping and child abuse.
Christopher Warsaw, 45, was charged with...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 10:30 AM
PARIS -- The Ukraine crisis and the German-American dispute over American intelligence and National Security Agency practices are without much doubt the beginning of the end of the American-dominated Europe we have known since the collapse of Communism....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 8:02 AM
A man who allegedly shot and injured a police officer during a hostage standoff in Inglewood last month is scheduled to be arraigned Friday on a charge of attempted murder.
Christopher Warsaw, 45, was arrested on Nov. 27 after he surrendered to police...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The supposed decline of the United States. The impending crisis of the European Union this year when it becomes 30 states, while Britain contemplates leaving and making it 29. It confronts promised referenda on continuing EU membership and Scottish...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 2:26 PM
The issue that has prevented a major advance in the battle against global warming for two decades has scuttled progress at the latest U.N. gathering aimed at forging a climate pact by 2015: how much rich nations should pay to help developing countries...