| Jul 31, 2011
The world has been slow to react to the growing specter of famine in Somalia, despite repeated warnings by the United Nations and aid organizations that millions of people are at risk. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said that nearly 4 million...
| Jan 26, 2012
As increased globalization forces countries to pretend that they like playing with all the other kids in the playground despite fearing they'll have their toys stolen, never has there been more blatant self-interest cloaked in the phony pretext of...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 9:03 AM
Your liberties and rights are being eroded by the state and the Obama Administration. We are so complacent and ignorant to the news that sits right in front of us.
Many of the European Union states are literally burning as we speak because the...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 12:45 PM
I have habitually and patiently read Thomas F. Schaller's column for some time now. His most recent ("An American recipe for class immobility," Feb. 21) warrants a response.
First of all, I am hopeful that Mr. Schaller understands the fundamental...
| Feb 29, 2012
Nothing drives voter sentiment like the price of gas -- already up nearly 30 cents from the start of the year and hitting $4 in many places. The last time gas topped $4 was 2008.
And nothing energizes Republicans like rising energy prices. House...
| Mar 6, 2012
| 8:21 AM
For many years, Iran has threatened to "wipe Israel off the map," even as it gets closer and closer to developing nuclear weapons that could enable it to follow through on its threat. However, the question now is whether this is the optimum time for...
| Mar 13, 2009
| 4:22 PM
At least that's what one importer said about the new tariff on the French cheese. It was scheduled to go into effect on March 23 and would increase the price drastically. It and other related tariffs have now been postponed......
| Apr 28, 2009
Officials advised Monday against most travel to Mexico, the center of an outbreak of swine flu suspected of killing almost 150 people there and sickening at least 50 through its spread to the United States.
The acting director of the Centers for...
| Dec 17, 2007
Dr. Jean-Pierre Aubert considers himself not only a general practitioner but a dealer of sorts.
From his second-floor office up a winding staircase in an apartment building near the Sacre-Coeur Basilica, the doctor prescribes a drug called...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 7:03 PM
SLAVIANSK/DONETSK, Ukraine (Reuters) - A day after an international deal in Geneva to defuse the East-West crisis in Ukraine, pro-Russian separatists vowed not to end their occupation of public buildings and Washington threatened further sanctions on...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 4:33 PM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama signed into law a bill Friday that will block Iran’s new ambassador to the United Nations from entering the United States.
The measure is the first substantial bill from Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, a likely Republican...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:19 AM
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Thursday that talks between Russia and Western powers aimed at ending tensions in Ukraine have potential but warned that the United States and its allies are prepared to impose more sanctions on Russia...