| Jan 12, 2015
| 2:09 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:26 PM
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...
| 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 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...
| 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 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 20, 2015
| 11:49 AM
Say “Page 3 Girl” to a Brit, and it can only conjure up one type of image.
A young, attractive woman posing seductively in front of a camera wearing skimpy bikini bottoms and little (or nothing) else.
For more than four decades, these...
| Jan 23, 2015
| 6:20 AM
President Barack Obama and his foreign policy team worry that the long and so-far-fruitless talks on Iran's nuclear capabilities will collapse if Congress passes new, tougher economic sanctions on Tehran.
The president pledged in his State of the...
| 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...
| 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 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...