| Jun 11, 2012
Gordon Brown denied Murdoch's allegations of "war" threats; Ex- premier lambasts Murdoch's Sun...
| Jun 6, 2009
President Barack Obama honored the valiant dead and the "sheer improbability" of their D-Day victory, commemorating Saturday's 65th anniversary of the decisive invasion even as he remakes two wars and tries to thwart potential nuclear threats in Iran...
| Nov 22, 2009
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...
| Nov 25, 2009
| 6:33 AM
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...
| Nov 30, 2009
| 8:51 AM
Barack Obama has begun one of the toughest sales jobs of his presidency, privately announcing his sweeping overhaul of the U.S. Afghan strategy to top military and civilian advisers in Washington and Kabul as well as to key allies.
Obama is outlining his...
| Dec 28, 2009
The British Foreign Office confirms China has executed a convicted drug-smuggler some say was mentally unstable.
Akmal Shaikh was arrested in 2007 after carrying a suitcase with nine pounds, or roughly four kilograms, of heroin into the communist state...
| Aug 21, 2009
Justin Cartwright was born in South Africa in 1945, came to study at Oxford in the mid-1960s and has lived in England ever since. Like his previous novels, "To Heaven by Water" showcases his uncanny ability to get the British scene just right, combining...
| Sep 10, 2009
HEALTH-CONGRESS -- What's different in the health care debate after Obama's speech to Congress? One important thing: Some central players in Congress who seemed skeptical of the bill say they heard enough to their liking that they...
| Sep 29, 2009
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...
| Feb 13, 2009
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Apr 3, 2009
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...