| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:30 AM
Two weeks ago, John F. Kerry, America's peripatetic secretary of State, stopped off in France “to share a hug with all of Paris.” In the annals of American diplomacy, Kerry's hug — even with its requisite reference to Gen. John...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 3:02 PM
Former Cuban President Fidel Castro, whose absence from public view for months has fueled rumors that he might be dead, reportedly sent a letter to Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona, assuring his friend that he is just fine, thank you.
| Feb 12, 2015
| 5:07 PM
Assuming it doesn't unravel — a big assumption — the agreement on the future of Ukraine announced Thursday is preferable to the continuation of a conflict in which 5,000 people have died and nearly a million have been displaced. The deal,...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 5:15 PM
Ukraine's president said Sunday that intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russia-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people.
The attack on...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 5:20 PM
European leaders hoping to avert the infusion of U.S. weapons into the Ukraine conflict heralded a new cease-fire agreement Thursday after marathon negotiations with the Russian and Ukrainian presidents.
But the peace plan’s success hinges on...
| Jan 24, 2015
| 6:53 PM
Just two months after his last trip to Asia, President Obama left Saturday for a three-day visit to India that includes no world summits, no major decisions to make and a relaxed schedule designed mainly to give plenty of chances for dinner and...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 4:17 PM
Iran's supreme leader offered a new signal of support Sunday for a deal to scale back his country's controversial nuclear program as negotiators race to meet an upcoming deadline.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, whose recent public pronouncements have usually...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 7:00 AM
In principle, almost everyone's in favor of free trade. It promotes international harmony, raises wages, helps economies grow. It's an article of historical faith that the enactment of harsh protective U.S. tariffs in 1930 contributed to the Great...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 4:14 PM
Nigeria is postponing presidential and legislative elections until March 28 because security forces fighting Boko Haram extremists cannot ensure voters' safety around the country, the electoral commission announced Saturday in a decision likely to...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:21 PM
The nation's largest organization for conservative-minded members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community has launched a new chapter in Maryland.
The formation of the Log Cabin Republicans of Maryland comes on the heels of Gov. Larry...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 8:00 PM
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Red Band Society The low-rated hospital...