| Mar 17, 2014
| 12:23 PM
The International Olympic Committee’s latest indulgence to wretched excess ended Sunday with the closing ceremony of the 2014 Paralympics in Sochi, Russia.
The IOC sat idly by while Russia passed anti-gay legislation that mocked the Olympic...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 11:30 PM
BEIJING — The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has expanded to cover an impossibly vast swath of Asia extending from Kazakhstan to Australia, with Malaysia appealing for as many airplanes and ships as the world can provide.
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:38 PM
The U.S. military pulled its warship out of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Monday and will rely instead on sophisticated submarine-hunting aircraft, a sign of just how complex the international search for the missing Boeing 777 has...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 4:52 AM
The search for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner expanded to 2.24 million square nautical miles, officials said Tuesday in Kuala Lumpur.
"This is an enormous search area. And it is something that Malaysia cannot possibly search on its own. I am...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 1:18 PM
Interviewers always asked Mikhail Kalashnikov the same question and he always gave the same answer: Yes, he could sleep at night. Quite easily, thank you.
Kalashnikov, creator of the AK-47, a cheap, simple, rugged assault rifle that became the weapon of...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 6:24 PM
LAS VEGAS — Beibut Shumenov might be the most interesting man in the world who doesn't have a TV commercial to tout that.
He is a boxer, the light-heavyweight champion of the world in two sanctioning bodies.
He is 30 and won his first pro...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 2:56 PM
PARIS -- French judges ruled Thursday that a Kazakh billionaire and dissident accused of embezzling up to $6 billion in what is believed to be one of the world's largest fraud cases should be extradited to Russia or Ukraine.
Both countries have demanded...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 2:30 AM
SEOUL - The Busan film festival will open with dance drama "Vara: A Blessing," the third film by Buddhist monk Khyentse Norbu, and the first time that the South Korean festival has not opened with either a local Korean or a Chinese film.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Kanye West at the center of controversy? We're shocked.
The hit maker, who recently joked of his “polarizing” infamy, has now taken it global and drawn the ire of the Human Rights Foundation for his performance at the wedding of the grandson...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:29 PM
Kanye West headlined a very intimate gig Saturday night: playing the wedding singer at a reception for the grandson of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
Dude reportedly picked up $3 million or so for the night, TMZ said, and according to the...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 10:52 AM
In Monday's Pictures in the News a visitor at the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington passes early in the morning on Veterans Day to look at the names inscribed on the wall. Several ceremonies are scheduled in the nation's capital to honor those who have...