| Feb 17, 2011
While visiting Washington and its surroundings, why not eat like a president — at new economy prices, of course. Here are a few local spots with tasty food good enough for President Barack Obama and his family:
Ben's Chili Bowl...
| Jun 20, 2011
| 10:55 PM
MOSCOW -- At least 44 people were killed when a passenger plane broke up and caught fire on coming into land in heavy fog in north-western Russia, an Emergency Ministry spokeswoman said on Tuesday.
The Tupolev-134 plane, carrying 43 passengers and nine...
| Jul 11, 2011
| 6:24 PM
SYUKEYEVO, Russia -- Rescuers say there is little hope of finding any more people alive after an overloaded tourist boat sank in the Volga River, killing 128 people in Russia's worst river accident in three decades.
Rescuers say the bodies of 40 children...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:53 AM
North Korea said Tuesday that it would not abandon its plan to carry out a satellite launch next month despite recent warnings from President Barack Obama over the move.
The North "will not give up the satellite launch for peaceful purposes, which is a...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 10:17 PM
In a private conversation made public by a live microphone, President Obama appeared to be putting off diplomatic talks with Russian leaders about a controversial missile defense system in Eastern Europe until after the November election, prompting...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Signaling how seriously his campaign intends to take the April 24 Pennsylvania primary, Mitt Romney spent more than 30 minutes on the phone with Pennsylvania Republican voters Wednesday evening.
His campaign has also opened a headquarters in Harrisburg....
| Mar 31, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Politicians and presidents of both parties have occasionally suffered from open-mic syndrome, saying something when they thought the microphone was turned off they wished had not been made public.
The latest to fall prey to that amplification of the...
| Mar 29, 2012
The president of the United States really needs a minder. Or at least an aide who'll always tell him when the microphone that's catching his every embarrassing word is open, and broadcasting his buddy-buddy chitchat with some foreign leader to the whole...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 4:09 PM
The twitter bird is pecking at reports that Russia'sPresident, Dmitry Medvedev's cat Dorofey... is missing. Somebody recently tweeted as the "first cat", saying "I am tired of politics... I want a family and kids." From that first post, people started...
| Apr 1, 2012
Whenever you hear about a psychic being arrested, the natural question is: Why didn't she see that coming? Conservatives who raise dire alarms about what will happen in Barack Obama's second term face a similar problem. They need him to lose so their...
| Apr 2, 2012
"On all these issues, but particularly missile defense, this can be solved, but it's important for him (Putin) to give me space. … This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility."
Barack Obama to Dmitry Medvedev, open mic,...