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  • The Week in Pictures | June 17 – 23, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Revelers gather to celebrate the summer solstice amid the monolithic stones at Stonehenge in England this week. Thousands annually meet at the 5,000-year-old stone circle to witness the sunrise on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Chicago to host NATO, G-8 in 2012

    Chicago will play host to world leaders next spring during NATO and G-8 summits, giving Mayor Rahm Emanuel an opportunity to shine in the international spotlight but also a chance to stumble if the inevitable protests aren’t handled well. The new...
  • 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......