| Apr 18, 2014
| 3:51 PM
The Orange Coast College Speech, Debate and Theater team returned to campus as national champions after traveling to Denver to compete in the Phi Rho Pi Community College Forensics Tournament last week.
OCC scored the most points, earning several gold...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 12:06 PM
KIEV, Ukraine -- Yulia V. Tymoshenko, the former prime minister of Ukraine who led her nation's "Orange Revolution," declared her intention to run for the presidency, pledging Thursday to lead her nation out of economic and political turmoil and "return"...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 10:31 AM
LONDON -- Marriage-minded gays and lesbians can begin tying the knot in Britain on Saturday, becoming the latest same-sex couples in Europe and beyond to have the right to do so and fulfilling a dream made possible by a Conservative-led government.
| Apr 2, 2014
| 4:00 AM
LONDON — It was a German-born Russian empress, Catherine the Great, who first annexed Crimea more than two centuries ago. Can another strong-willed German woman — who keeps a portrait of Catherine in her Berlin office as a symbol of...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 6:11 PM
The sweeping federal indictment contained allegations all too familiar in Chicago, from greasing politicians with bribes in exchange for business licenses to disguising the payments as legitimate expenses and using threats and coercion to cover it all up....
| Apr 21, 2014
| 2:00 PM
DAMASCUS, Syria — Presidential elections will be held in Syria on June 3, the government announced Monday, even as a mortar barrage on the capital highlighted the relentless violence in the country.
President Bashar Assad is expected to run and...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:02 AM
Some things are binary. They either are or they aren't. You can't be sort of pregnant or partially certifiable; it's one or the other — like being a Yankees or a Red Sox fan.
Yet when it comes to international affairs, little is so cut-and-dried....
| Apr 7, 2014
| 7:28 AM
NEW DELHI — Balloting began Monday in the world’s largest election, as Indian voters frustrated by an economic slowdown and political mismanagement were expected to drum the ruling Indian National Congress out of power.
Six weeks of...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:45 AM
KIEV, Ukraine -- The United States will stand by Ukrainians against Russian aggression that threatens their nation's sovereignty and territorial integrity, Vice President Joe Biden pledged Tuesday during a visit to Kiev.
“No nation has the right...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 2:37 PM
In 2002, at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center in Jerusalem, an American citizen named Naomi Zivotofsky gave birth to another American citizen, Menachem Zivotofsky.
It is the strong belief of both Naomi and her husband, Menachem's father, Ari, that the...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 11:00 AM
MOSCOW -- Ukrainian riot police on Tuesday cleared a regional administration building and public square in the eastern city of Kharkiv of hundreds of pro-Russia protesters, detaining scores in the process, officials said.
“Seventy criminals were...