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  • America's absence at Paris rally a mistake

    I wonder how the satirical French newspaper Charlie Hebdo might lampoon President Barack Obama for not attending Sunday's massive march in Paris, an event that drew as many as 1.5 million people and more than 40 heads of state in a show of unity against...
  • Ukraine peace summit scratched after diplomacy fails to break impasse

    Ukraine peace summit scratched after diplomacy fails to break impasse
    The foreign ministers of Russia and Ukraine failed to make progress at a meeting in Berlin on Monday night with their counterparts from France and Germany, prompting cancellation of a four-party peace summit that had been planned for Thursday in...
  • White House admits higher-level officials should have gone to Paris

    White House admits higher-level officials should have gone to Paris
    The White House acknowledged Monday that it blundered in not sending a prominent administration official to Sunday’s giant rally in Paris in support of free speech, making a rare admission of a mistake but offering little insight into how it...
  • Je suis désolée: White House apologies for absence at anti-terror rally in Paris

    In a rare admission of error, the White House said Monday that President Barack Obama or another high-level representative should have joined dozens of world leaders at an anti-terror rally in Paris. While leaders from Europe, the Middle East and...
  • Ukraine cuts funding for east until pro-Russia 'terrorists' retreat

    Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseny Yatsenyuk announced Wednesday that the government was cutting funding to areas in the east of the country occupied by pro-Russia separatists. "Today, to pay money to this area means that the money will not reach the...
  • Chicago est Paris

    Chicago est Paris
    On Friday came another dizzying blur of images from Paris under siege: Heavily armed and armored police kill two suspects in the Charlie Hebdo massacre when the terrorist brothers emerge from a printing-plant hideout, guns blazing. Separately, two...
  • As Paris attack shows, freedom's often messy but worth defending

     As Paris attack shows, freedom's often messy but worth defending
    There are many profound inscriptions on the lobby walls of the Chicago Tribune, from great poets, philosophers, justices, each celebrating liberty and the mind of Western man. But with the news out of Paris that Islamic terrorists killed at least a...
  • Paris terrorists aimed at freedom of expression, we must defend it

    Paris terrorists aimed at freedom of expression, we must defend it
    The primary victims of the terrorist outrage in Paris on Wednesday are the 12 people who were shot dead and several others who were wounded. This would be an unspeakable atrocity regardless of the motives that drove masked gunmen to attack the offices...
  • Rachel Marsden: Obama's video-game interventionism is no help to Europe

    U.S. President Barack Obama, the premature Nobel Peace Prize winner, appears to have finally pried himself away from the gaming console and gone outside for some fresh air. Hopefully he'll stay there so Europe can recover from its hangover -- and from...
  • Political brinkmanship in Greece once again roiling world markets

    Political turmoil in Greece has stirred fears of a resurgent Eurozone crisis as a fiery leftist politician is gaining traction with a vow to ease the painful reforms demanded of the heavily indebted country in return for triple-digit billions in...
  • Dow drops 331 amid concerns about oil price dive, European weakness

    Dow drops 331 amid concerns about oil price dive, European weakness
    Plunging oil prices Monday spooked investors already nervous about weakness in Europe, leading to the biggest one-day drop in stocks in three months. U.S. crude oil dipped below $50 a barrel for the first time in nearly six years. Coupled with...