| Apr 25, 2014
| 8:46 PM
The White House said Saturday that the world's leading industrialized nations had agreed to impose targeted sanctions on Russia as early as Monday in response to its actions toward neighboring Ukraine.
"Leaders have agreed that there must be further...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 6:52 AM
President Barack Obama promised Tuesday to beef up military support for eastern European members of the NATO alliance who fear they could be next in the firing line after the Kremlin's intervention in Ukraine.
Under fire from critics at home who say his...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:43 AM
The release of America's only prisoner of war in Afghanistan in a trade for five senior Taliban commanders from U.S. custody took only minutes Saturday. But it followed 31/2 years of secret on-and-off negotiations that produced far less than the White...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 9:57 AM
A gunman who shot and killed three on-duty police officers in Canada was still being sought by authorities Thursday more than 18 hours after the assault on the streets of a quiet residential neighborhood.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, in...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:23 AM
President Obama and European allies on Thursday threatened additional sanctions in the coming weeks if Russia “continues provocations” in Ukraine, as the president warned against letting the West’s hard line against Moscow “drift.&...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Kremlin officials sent mixed signals Thursday on their intentions in Ukraine, announcing that Russia’s ambassador will return to Kiev for Saturday’s inauguration of President-elect Petro Poroshenko but also
blasting Ukraine’s interim...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 4:55 PM
Under the pall of another territorial crisis in Europe, President Obama and a cast of world leaders tried to set aside grievances Friday to commemorate the common cause and military might that turned the tide of war against global oppression seven decades...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 2:39 PM
The three people killed and five others injured in a single-car crash in northern San Diego County late Thursday were from Japan and studying at Palomar College in San Marcos, officials said. All were ages 18 to 22.
The group of eight were in a 2000...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 7:35 AM
Burger King Worldwide Inc.'s potential acquisition of coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons Inc. could flame-broil the already simmering debate in Washington about new limits on off-shore tax shifting after the companies confirmed a new merged firm...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 6:18 PM
On Nov. 26, 2013, a year after James Foley was kidnapped in Syria, his parents and his employer received an email in English from his captors. They offered to prove that the American journalist was alive by giving his family the chance to ask three...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 12:48 PM
Japan's Foreign Ministry lodged a "strong protest" Wednesday over Russian military exercises on two islands seized by the Soviet Union after World War II and claimed by both countries.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the war games on Etorofu...