| Apr 11, 2012
| 4:39 PM
Vladimir Putin, poised to serve as Kremlin leader longer than anyone since dictator Josef Stalin, called Wednesday for a two-term limit for the Russian presidency that would apply to leaders who follow him in office....
| 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...
| Jan 4, 2011
| 11:37 AM
The Russian president and the Terminator are tweeting - and may soon go skiing together.
The unlikely friendship was formed last year when President Dmitry Medvedev visited Silicon Valley and then sought the then-California governor's help in...
| Jan 26, 2011
| 8:16 AM
MOSCOW -- In the wake of the deadly bombing of Russia's busiest airport, President Dmitry Medvedev on Wednesday fired a top official of the country's transport police and lashed out at "passive" officers who guard the country's transport centers....
| 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...
| May 7, 2012
| 9:31 AM
First Lady Michelle Obama is on a mission to get our kids to eat healthy, but every now and then she is known to indulge on a cheeseburger or other food that is not so good for the body.
A few years ago she made a lunch run with staff to a Five Guys...
| May 22, 2012
| 3:00 PM
SAN DIEGO -- A political action committee was started Tuesday in San Diego to fight proposed defense budget cuts.
Organizers of the Fight 4 America super PAC unveiled three television commercials that focus on what they believe is deficient defense...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 10:35 AM
Russia may deploy missiles that it says could destroy NATO’s planned missile defense system in Europe – and withdraw from an arms control treaty with the United States – if Russia’s concerns about the shield aren’t addressed,...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 9:11 AM
MOSCOW, Russia -- nternational observers blasted Russia's presidential election Monday, saying: "The point of an election is that the outcome should be uncertain. This was not the case in Russia."
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin looked set to win...
| Mar 4, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin called for unity as he appeared headed for a third term as president, declaring victory in an "open and honest fight" in Sunday's election.
But chess champion-turned-opposition activist Garry Kasparov accused Putin's...