| Sep 15, 2013
However the Syrian crisis turns out, it holds a lesson for American leaders. They have often been ready to confront those who violate international norms, such as Syrian President Bashar Assad, but reluctant to join worldwide agreements that express those...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 10:30 AM
PARIS -- Remember when you were a kid and you would open a full refrigerator right after mom's latest grocery-shopping trip, only to complain that there was nothing to eat and that she was starving you to death? Well, that's Iran right now. Iran has...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Seldom does the death of a foreign leader touch the hearts and conscience of Americans as did the passing at age 95 of Nelson Mandela, who suffered, struggled and eventually led South Africa out of the scourge of racial apartheid and became,...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 1:11 PM
Seldom does the death of a foreign leader touch the hearts and minds of Americans as did the passing at age 95 of Nelson Mandela, who suffered, struggled and eventually led South Africa out of the scourge of racial apartheid and became, almost...
| Dec 22, 2013
| 6:06 PM
A drunken man gets tackled by a group of off-duty cops in November while trying to storm the cockpit on a flight from Warsaw to Toronto.
An inebriated passenger on a January flight from Iceland to New York tries to grope and choke fellow travelers until...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 7:27 AM
MUMBAI, India — In the latest salvo of a surprisingly bitter diplomatic feud, the Indian government on Wednesday ordered the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi to cease commercial activities at a popular club for Americans on its premises.
The demand comes...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:36 PM
A draconian anti-gay law passed by the Nigerian parliament last year and quietly signed by President Goodluck Jonathan this month has led to the arrest of scores of homosexuals and set off an international wave of condemnation.
The Same Sex Marriage...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 2:34 PM
Every time you think the war on terror can't get any weirder, it does.
In the latest manifestation, White House officials are leaking to the news media that they are considering whether to use drone strikes to kill an unnamed American in Pakistan....
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:30 AM
MADRID -Spain's government looks set to enable local news media to charge Google and other search machines for their publication of copyrighted content.
Announced Friday as part of long-awaited reforms to Spain's Intellectual Property Law, the rapidly-...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 2:30 PM
PARIS -- The foreign reaction to the National Security Agency revelations that I have heard most has been not only how arrogant Washington has been in spying on its allies but, worse than that, how arrogant everyone in Washington and most of the...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The economic contributions of U.S. copyright industries reached new heights last year, for the first time contributing more than $1 trillion to the gross domestic product and accounting for 6.5% of the nation's economy, according to a new report.