| Oct 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- A recent Ipsos Reid poll found that 64 percent of Canadians support the participation of Canadian Forces jets in airstrikes against Islamic State targets in Iraq. What refreshing moral clarity. In reality, however, the use...
| Oct 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
U.S. officials leading the fight against history's worst outbreak of Ebola have said they know the ways the virus is spread and how to stop it. They say that unless an air traveler from disease-ravaged West Africa has a fever of at least 101.5 degrees...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 1:22 PM
As the Metropolitan Opera prepares to open "The Death of Klinghoffer" next week, the venerated New York institution has found itself in a media frenzy over the controversial John Adams opera.
With protests expected on opening night, the Met is bracing...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 9:51 AM
Senior Indian and Pakistani military officials on Tuesday held their first official discussions since violence erupted along their disputed border last week, resulting in 20 deaths.
Pakistan’s director of military operations and his Indian...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 10:43 AM
A California man has been arrested and extradited to Lake County in connection with threats that authorities said were made against the courthouse in Waukegan and the Gurnee police, authorities announced Tuesday.
Daniel B. Pederson, 33, of Calabasas,...
| Oct 12, 2014
| 8:41 PM
The race to succeed liberal lion Henry A. Waxman in Congress produced a crowded, costly primary studded with political stars and high-profile newcomers. Now, it has mellowed into a lopsided, gentlemanly contest between two men with "American Dream"...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 3:02 AM
In his recent Your View, professor Gary Olson parrots a laundry list criticizing Israel's settlement policy. His use of vitriolic rhetoric intends to portray Israelis as insincere in their negotiations toward a two-state solution. Using such words as...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 6:57 PM
Far behind in the polls and in need of a bump, a Republican running for Senate in New Mexico recently turned to the image of the knife-wielding Islamic State militant who beheaded an American journalist, building a campaign advertisement that flashes on...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In the wake of President Obama's surprising comment to reporters that "we don't have a strategy yet" to deal with the surging terrorist threat of the Islamic State threat in Syria and Iraq, Senate Intelligence Committee Chair Dianne Feinstein has...
| Sep 20, 2014
| 6:01 PM
WASHINGTON - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Egyptian Defense Minister Colonel General Sedki Sobhy on Saturday to confirm the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt to support Cairo's counter-terrorism efforts, the...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:59 PM
A longtime Egyptian militant with ties to Al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden admitted in federal court Friday that he had links to the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings in Africa, a surprise guilty plea that the judge sharply questioned because it reduces his prison...