| 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...
| Sep 20, 2011
| 11:20 AM
When she gets to Africa, she has "to worship him," said Elizabeth Osei, part-time first lady of the Akwamu people of eastern Ghana, speaking of her husband Isaac, who is the Akwamu chief. "When I get back, he has to worship me" (because Elizabeth is the...
| 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....
| May 28, 2011
| 8:50 AM
TRIPOLI (Reuters) -- NATO aircraft destroyed the guard towers at Muammar Gaddafi's compound in Tripoli, a NATO official said on Saturday, then staged a rare daytime air strike on the Libyan capital, heightening pressure on him to quit.
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Mitt Romney has been accused of revealing something in a hot-mike moment that perhaps he didn't want to reveal ("Dems: 'What's Mitt hiding?" April 17). I understand the desire on the part of the Democrats and The Sun to catch Mr. Romney in a similar...
| Mar 8, 2012
So Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putinhas just been re-presidented for at least another six years, during which we can all watch his newly tucked eyes migrate back to where they used to be. And as surely as a pound dog comes with fleas, this election...