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  • SpaceX capsule to deliver new parking spot for space station

    SpaceX stands ready to launch a much-needed load of supplies to the International Space Station this weekend on the heels of a failed supply run by Russia. Besides food and experiments, the Dragon cargo ship ordered up by NASA holds a new docking port,...
  • Domestic legacy assured, Obama remains challenged abroad

    WASHINGTON While back-to-back Supreme Court rulings upholding the Affordable Care Act and gay marriage burnish President Barack Obama's legacy at home, his foreign policy record is unsettled and may not be fully established until years after he leaves...
  • Diplomats: Iran considers shipping, selling enriched uranium

    Nuclear negotiators for Iran, obligated to dispose tons of enriched uranium under an approaching deal, are focusing on a U.S.-backed plan for Iran to send the material to another country for sale as reactor fuel, diplomats told The Associated Press on...
  • Armenian president suspends electricity hikes behind protest

    The president of Armenia on Saturday suspended hikes in household electricity rates in an effort to end the protests that have blocked the capital's main avenue for six straight days. The demonstrators, however, didn't disperse. President Serzh...
  • The US and Russia need to back off the threats

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Tuesday, June 23: The situation along NATO's border with Russia, in the region of the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, remains dangerous in terms of a renewal of the U.S....
  • NATO chief: 'We will not be dragged into arms race'

    NATO's secretary-general is flatly rejecting accusations the alliance is fueling a Cold War-style rivalry with Russia, but says it must upgrade its military capabilities to be able to defend itself. Jens Stoltenberg told reporters Wednesday "NATO will...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Editorials from around Pennsylvania: ___ OBAMA SHOULDN'T BLOCK REPEAL OF MEDICAL DEVICES TAX, June 17 The federal medical devices tax — a 2.3 percent levy on the gross receipts of manufacturers of joint replacements, pacemakers, implants and...
  • Russia extends ban on Western food imports for a year

    President Vladimir Putin has extended Russia's ban on the import of many agricultural products for another year. The ban was Russia's response to Western sanctions imposed last year over the Ukraine conflict. The extension was expected after the European...
  • Bus and truck collide in Russia, killing 16 and injuring 9

    A bus carrying poultry factory workers collided with a truck in the Russian region of Siberia on Wednesday, killing at least 16 people and injuring nine others, police said. The LifeNews website published a photograph of the crash, showing the wreckage...
  • US general: Russian military presence in Ukraine irrefutable

    The commander of U.S. troops in Europe has dismissed claims by Russia that it is staying out of the Ukraine conflict, speaking of "clear and irrefutable evidence" to the contrary. Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges spoke of both direct and indirect military help by...
  • For Ukraine, half-measures are worse than none

    For Ukraine, half-measures are worse than none
    If you're out for a hike and find a deep, wide chasm in your path, you have a few options. You might give up and turn back. You might devise a way to get over it. You might look for a way around it. What you would not do is jump halfway across. Half-...