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  • Iran, weapons, secrets and threats

    Iran, weapons, secrets and threats
    Representatives of six major world powers and Iran will begin talks on the Islamic Republic's nuclear program when they meet Thursday. Here is a primer on the issues to be discussed. Who will participate in the talks in Geneva? The discussions will be...
  • Report: British boy becomes father at 13

    He's 13. He scarcely looks 10. And according to a British tabloid, he's a father. Baby-faced and only 4 feet (1.22 meters) tall, the boy, Alfie, was just 12 when he impregnated Chantelle, now 15, The Sun reported today. Shown in a video posted today on...
  • Give Obama a break on the gifts

    Well, of course Queen Elizabeth II already had an iPod. She's the queen. Doesn't she have everything? The British press, which pilloried President Obama last month for giving Prime Minister Gordon Brown a set of American film DVDs that don't work on...
  • Britain's top anti-terror chief resigns amid security breach

    Britain's top anti-terror chief resigns amid security breach
    Britain's top counterterrorism official resigned today after committing an embarrassing breach of security that forced police to prematurely mount a sting operation against suspected Al Qaida plotters. Bob Quick, an assistant commissioner at Scotland...
  • Simon Rattle wins over the Berlin Phil and its fans

    Simon Rattle wins over the Berlin Phil and its fans
    In April 1989, the glamorously autocratic Herbert von Karajan resigned from his post as music director of the Berlin Philharmonic, the West German ensemble he had led for 35 years and made into the most brilliant orchestra the world had ever known. In...
  • Obama to Head to Copenhagen for Climate Talks

    Obama to Head to Copenhagen for Climate Talks
    President Obama will attend the international climate negotiations in Copenhagen next month, according to a senior administration official, a sign of the president's increasing confidence that the talks will yield a meaningful agreement to reduce...
  • 10 things you might not know about D-Day

    10 things you might not know about D-Day
    Sixty-six years ago Sunday, hundreds of thousands of people risked their lives to save the world for democracy. It was as simple as that, and as complicated as the Allied invasion of France's Normandy coast in World War II. Here are 10 facts about the...
  • Where Britons gather to grieve

    The hearses roll through with grim regularity now, bearing the heavy weight of flag-shrouded caskets and a nation's accumulating grief. When the jet-black cars reach Wootton Bassett's modest monument honoring the dead of wars past, the cortege stops....
  • Obama in London: This time, the president opts for a more traditional gift for the queen

    Obama in London: This time, the president opts for a more traditional gift for the queen
    On his first visit to Buckingham Palace in 2009, President Obama gave Queen Elizabeth II an iPod. Given a second chance Tuesday, his gift for the British monarch was decidedly more traditional. According to the White House, Obama gave the queen a...
  • McCain vs. Bush: Russians in Georgia

     
    by Mark Silva President Bush will have lunch today at the George Bush Center for Intelligence, the headquarters compound of the Central Intelligence Agency in Langley, Va., named for his father, the former president and CIA director. He will get......