| Mar 6, 2015
| 2:52 PM
Watching the speech delivered Tuesday by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Congress should remind us what real leadership looks like. It isn't necessary to agree with everything he said to know you were seeing an experienced leader with...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 3:02 PM
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio extracted commitments from U.S. diplomats on Tuesday to demand full access to dissidents and human-rights advocates in Cuba before establishing normal relations with the Castro regime.
"I can't imagine that we...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Amitabh Bachchan is hardly a household name in the U.S., but in his native India, he is a megastar. He has appeared in more than 150 Bollywood films and served as a longtime host of the country's wildly popular version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:35 PM
Thailand's military-appointed legislature on Friday voted to impeach former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra for her role in overseeing a government rice subsidy program that lost billions of dollars, a move that could further polarize a divided...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 7:35 PM
Los Angeles County officials Thursday released a previously withheld "confidential" memo that outlined a proposal by the director of Health Services to consolidate two other health-related agencies under his department.
County supervisors voted...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 2:20 PM
From war-ravaged backwaters to the world’s economic powerhouses, little progress was recorded over the last year in the fight against bribe-takers and backroom dealers, Transparency International reported in its annual corruption survey.
| Jan 12, 2015
| 12:45 PM
After days of negotiations, the president of Haiti and opposition leaders have reportedly reached a deal aimed at ending a political impasse that had delayed elections and threatened the fragile nation’s recovery from a catastrophic 2010 earthquake....
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:36 AM
Violence erupted across Bangladesh on Monday as the nation marked the anniversary of controversial elections last year. Four people were killed and more than 400 were injured in politically motivated clashes.
Two activists from the main opposition...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Hardly a week goes by without a new report of some massive data theft that has put financial information, trade secrets or government records into the hands of computer hackers.
The best defense against these attacks is clear: strong data encryption...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Amid a deepening political crisis, international pressure and violent domestic unrest, Haiti’s prime minister announced his resignation Sunday, possibly clearing the way for overdue elections.
The forced resignation of Prime Minister Laurent...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:58 PM
The request to put up a pair of familiar brown street signs on North Clark Street in Rogers Park sailed through the Chicago City Council, joining the 1,500 other honorary roadways aldermen have approved for 50 years.
This one, however, didn't end up a...