| Feb 6, 2015
| 3:35 PM
BERLIN Even as President Barack Obama released his administration's new National Security Strategy on Friday, noting the threat of "Russian aggression" and the need to work with European allies, two of the United States' most important partners were in...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 11:18 AM
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's trip this week to the United Kingdom included a soccer match, a trip to the theater and an unexpected detour into the science and politics of vaccines.
What it largely lacked, at times glaringly, was a sense of the...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 12:35 PM
Britain moved Tuesday toward allowing scientists to create humans from the DNA of three people.
The technology aims to liberate future generations from inherited diseases, but critics say it crosses a fundamental scientific boundary and could lead to...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:13 PM
WASHINGTON — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's planned trip to Washington in March is kicking up a diplomatic dust storm in the nation's capital.
On Thursday, the White House said President Barack Obama would not meet the prime minister...
| Jan 18, 2015
Terror groups such as the Islamic State have a secret weapon when it comes to recruiting teens, but it's probably not what you think.
It's a solid social media strategy, the kind anyone with even limited knowledge of online demographics could put...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 2:13 PM
President Obama warned Europeans "not to simply respond with a hammer" in working against radicalization among its Muslim populations, and argued that the United States had an advantage on this front because American Muslims are better integrated into...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 6:57 PM
Our lives are better because of the way Martin Luther King Jr. lived his. On this weekend each year, we pay particular attention to the principles of freedom and justice that he championed in the face of ferocious opposition. As the passage of time...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 6:07 PM
The morning after Scotland's referendum on independence, British Prime Minister David Cameron stood in front of his Downing Street residence and made a decisive statement.
"We have heard the voice of Scotland and now the millions of voices of England...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 9:21 AM
"For an American in the 21st century, it is hard to imagine the world before antibiotics. At the beginning of the 20th century as many as 9 women out of every 1,000 who gave birth died, 40 percent from sepsis. In some cities as many as 30 percent of...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:00 AM
The heads of Great Britain, Germany and Israel were there. But President Barack Obama didn't attend the massive anti-terrorism rally in Paris Sunday, days after the deadly attack on the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo. The secretary of state, John...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 7:35 AM
Why should the world care about Nigeria more than its own president does?
That sounds harsh, but it expresses a painful truth. Muslim terrorists killed 17 people in Paris earlier this month after storming the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. At the...