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  • Leaders of the Group of 20 nations gather in Mexico

     
    LOS CABOS, Mexico –- With the pro-bailout New Democracy party’s victory in Greece, leaders of the world’s biggest economies averted the worst of possible scenarios heading into their annual summit Monday. The heads of the Group of 20...
  • Clinton draws criticism from Chinese ahead of talks

     
    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton flew into a storm of criticism in Beijing on Tuesday in the midst of a six-nation tour perceived by China as aimed at curbing its influence in Asia....
  • North Korea's mysterious power broker

    He is an enigma from the world's most secretive state, a behind-the-scenes political operative known mostly as a trusted brother-in-law to North Korean strongman Kim Jong Il. But Jang Song Taek has recently emerged as a decisive player in the drama of...
  • World leaders gear up for G-20 and G-8 summits in Canada

    World leaders gear up for G-20 and G-8 summits in Canada
    Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been harshly criticized at home for the nearly $1-billion price tag of hosting overlapping summits of world leaders in Ontario this weekend. Most of the money has been spent on the security measures deemed...
  • PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft

    PASSINGS: Len Lesser, Sidney Harth, Ratu Josefa Iloilo, Santi Santamaria, T.P. McKenna, Howard Lucraft
    Len Lesser Veteran character actor Len Lesser, 88, a veteran character actor best known for his recurring role in the 1990s as Uncle Leo on the hit NBC-TV comedy "Seinfeld," died Wednesday in Burbank, publicist Laura Stegman said. He had pneumonia and...
  • Bush, Merkel, climate change, asparagus

     
    by Mark Silva German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who is looking for more than handshakes in her relationship with the soon-retiring President Bush, pressed him publicly today for progress on a promised international agreement on climate change. "We had a......
  • Obama-Medvedev: Arms reductions

     
    by Christi Parsons MOSCOW -- President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev announced this morning that they had reached agreements on a range of issues including a framework to reduce their nations' nuclear arsenals and steps to fight...
  • World Cup talks: South Africa and U.S.?

     
    by Mark Silva At this moment, we are told, President Barack Obama is lobbying the head of FIFA to schedule a World Cup soccer tournament in the United States. And at this moment, we are told, FIFA president Joseph Blatter......
  • New book claims Barack Obama has a JFK way with women. And Michelle's annoyed!

     
    Many people compare Barack Obama, the eloquent, easygoing and energetic young president, to John F. Kennedy . But a new book claims that he also has some brazen female fans, just like JFK did, who like to rub up against......
  • Does President Barack Obama deserve the Nobel Peace Prize? Why?

     
    President Barack Obama has won this year's Nobel Peace Price. Um, for what? Not to be a naysayer, but there are still troops in Iraq, more troops in and heading to Afghanistan, lots of loose nukes, and the threat of......
  • Obama 'toward end' of Afghan review

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is getting "toward the end'' of a review of the war strategy in Afghanistan that will lead to word about the way forward in an eight-year-old war that delivered its most deadly month this......