| Mar 22, 2015
| 2:24 PM
U.S. Sens. Mark Kirk and John McCain, in Chicago on Sunday for an event at the Ukrainian Cultural Center, reacted diplomatically to news reports that their Republican Senate colleague Ted Cruz was expected to announce a presidential bid.
| Apr 1, 2015
| 3:25 PM
Thirteen U.S. Senators asked FIFA to consider taking the 2018 World Cup out of Russia because of what they call that country's "ongoing violations of the territorial integrity of Ukraine."
In a letter released Wednesday, a day after it was sent,...
| Mar 31, 2015
| 8:30 PM
PARIS -- Russia and the United States are engaged in a profound ideological confrontation -- one that isn't widely understood in Western Europe or even at the White House.
It began in February a year ago. President Vladimir Putin of Russia found...
| Apr 1, 2015
When Benjamin Netanyahu stated recently that there would never be a Palestinian state as long as he was Prime Minister of Israel, he confirmed what everyone had been saying for years: Netanyahu has never been interested in a two-state solution to the...
| Mar 30, 2015
| 9:24 AM
There's a certain irony in the fact that the American president who won the office vowing to end the two wars he inherited finds himself after six years as much a wartime president as the man he succeeded.
President George W. Bush seized the role with...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 9:00 PM
Now that the Grand Old Party has control of the Senate and House, I really thought it would prove to voters that it was capable of governing. Here was a long-sought chance to present a legitimate alternative to the Affordable Health Care Act, one that...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 4:53 PM
The peace deal reached Thursday for Ukraine, if it holds, would be a partial win for both Moscow and Kiev: Ukraine retains the separatist eastern regions and regains control of its border with Russia, while Russia holds strong leverage to keep Ukraine...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 8:14 AM
Fierce fighting surged Friday in eastern Ukraine as Russian-backed separatists mounted a major, sustained offensive to capture a strategic railway hub ahead of a weekend cease-fire deadline. At least 25 people were killed across the region, officials...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 10:52 AM
Massive artillery barrages hit a strategic railway junction in eastern Ukraine on Friday as Russia-backed separatists intensified their efforts to take Debaltseve from Ukrainian government forces ahead of the Sunday start of a cease-fire, Ukrainian...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 3:54 PM
Russian President Vladimir Putin has been campaigning for sanctions relief from traditionally friendly Southern European countries in what appears to be a strategy of dividing the European Union and undermining its alliance with the United States....
| Mar 15, 2015
| 6:35 PM
Russia was prepared to activate its nuclear arsenal a year ago when its troops secured the Crimean peninsula and eventually annexed it to the Russian Federation, President Vladimir Putin said in a broadcast aired Sunday.
In the documentary-cum-...