| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
PARIS -- For a man who had taken a stunning electoral blow two weeks earlier, Barack Obama completed his Asian trip with an air of unperturbed leadership of the world -- whatever the Republicans at home thought about who was in charge of what now will...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 4:29 PM
Invoking the United States' own messy path to democracy, President Obama urged leaders here Thursday to right a young democracy veering off course and taking with it a once-touted U.S. foreign policy success in Asia.
Faltering government reforms and...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 3:41 PM
They greeted each other with a hug and a kiss on the cheek, and then Friday’s meeting between President Obama and Myanmar pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi quickly moved beyond pleasantries.
He suggested she speak out more forcefully on behalf...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 1:45 PM
Last week, I argued that the Nobel Peace Prize should go to nobody, "as an acknowledgment that the most notable eruptions of violence have been so grimly predictable, the result of years of individual and collective failures by governments and...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 11:08 AM
COPENHAGUE - El papa Francisco, el médico congoleño Denis Mukwege, la paquistaní Malala Yousafzai y el exanalista de la CIA Eric Snowden son los nombres que más suenan en las quinielas previas al Nobel de la Paz, que se falla mañana viernes en Oslo....
| Oct 7, 2014
| 7:00 AM
After more than 20 years and 2,000 stories out of the West for CBS News, veteran broadcaster Bill Whitaker has been lured back East by "60 Minutes." The Emmy-winning journalist, who has covered Mitt Romney's 2008 presidential campaign, the Fukushima...
| May 30, 2014
| 11:10 PM
Tourism has skyrocketed in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, since opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was released in 2010 after 20 years of house arrest. There is so much demand for beds that hotels cannot be built fast enough, leading to shoddy, ill-...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:30 AM
LOCARNO - For decades now, Luc Besson, a director who gave French cinema a huge shot of mainstream action-traction and grandfathered - though not old himself - a new generation of Gallic action directors, has been dubbed, and sometimes dismissed in his...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:35 AM
Hillary Rodham Clinton has been everywhere promoting her new memoir "Hard Choices" and not answering the question of whether she's planning to run for president in 2016. But there's no way the supposed front-runner for the Democratic nomination would ever...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Nobel laureate, knight and all-around Renaissance man Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) composed, wrote, painted, earned raves from William Butler Yeats, hobnobbed with Mahatma Gandhi and Albert Einstein, gave the Hibbert Lectures at University of Oxford...
| Aug 9, 2013
The relationship between the White House and the government of Myanmar has been steadily improving. President Obama went there in November; President Thein Sein came here in May. Last year, the administration eased the prohibition on Americans doing...