| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:40 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won Mali's presidential election after his rival, Soumaila Cisse, conceded defeat late Monday.
Cisse visited Keita at his home late Monday to congratulate him, later announcing he had done so on...
| Sep 18, 2013
In the wake of his dizzying reverses over chemical weapons in Syria, President Obama has been blasted as inconsistent, impulsive and amateurish in his conduct of foreign policy. But when you look at his actions rather than his words, there's more...
| Apr 14, 2013
The White House finally made it official last week: Yes, the civil war in Syria is a slippery slope, and yes, we're on it.
Nobody in the Obama administration actually used those words, of course. But if you paid attention to what officials said, it...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:00 PM
The Sundance Institute has announced the selected films for the U.S. and World Cinema dramatic and documentary competitions and the out-of-competition NEXT <=> section of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. This year's festival will be held Jan. 16-26 in...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:23 PM
WASHINGTON — Five years after President Obama vowed to expand U.S. relations with the Arab world and the broader Middle East, his administration is under fire from allies worried that the United States is scaling back its historic role as a power...
| Nov 11, 2012
The deeply divided Syrian opposition said Sunday that its myriad factions had reached an initial agreement to form a new coalition -- the Syrian National Coalition -- to oversee a push to oust the government of President Bashar Assad....
| Feb 28, 2011
| 7:03 AM
Airline passengers are definitely going to feel sticker shock this year.
As carriers have tried to keep up with rapidly rising oil prices, they have already increased their fares four times since the start of the year, compared with only three...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 12:14 PM
His conservative critics have accused President Obama of "abdication" in failing to use American military forces to help the anti-Gadhafi rebels in Libya. One ridicules him for "a strategy of protracted hesitation."
But you can't abdicate something that...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 3:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• Shocking: Rolling Stone...