| Mar 30, 2014
| 4:15 PM
PARIS -- Voters in Paris elected their first female mayor on Sunday as Socialist candidate Anne Hidalgo won the keys to City Hall after a closely fought campaign.
Hidalgo’s victory was one of the day's rare successes for French President...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 6:04 PM
Jay Leggett, 50, a comic actor and screenwriter who performed in television, movies and improvisational clubs, died Saturday in Lincoln County, Wis., after hunting on the opening weekend of the state's nine-day firearms deer season, authorities said....
| Sep 27, 2013
So the German people have spoken, and Chancellor Angela Merkel has been reelected. That means the European Union will continue to be a tortoise. Next May, following the European Parliament elections, we will discover just how slow and unhappy a creature...
| Nov 21, 2013
Now that the German elections are over, Germany and France will launch a great initiative to save the European project. Marking the centennial of 1914 and World War I, this will contrast favorably with the weak and confused leadership under which Europe...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 6:00 PM
French President Francois Hollande was feted Tuesday by President Barack Obama at a state dinner that drew political, business and Hollywood heavyweights, but not Valerie Trierweiler, who was considered France’s first lady before her highly...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 1:59 PM
PARIS -- French President Francois Hollande faced the press for nearly three hours on Tuesday but refused to answer questions about reports of an affair with an actress.
Hollande said only that he and his partner, France’s official First Lady...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 12:30 PM
PARIS -- Media outlets in France today are feeling threatened after a series of gun-related incidents starting last Friday targeted a TV channel and a newspaper.
Monday morning, a gunman armed with a pump-action rifle shot a photographer's assistant...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
PARIS -- The Geneva talks on Iranian nukes have turned into a "pull my finger" charade. Iran says that it's only making electricity, not nuclear bombs. The U.S., Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany are somehow all supposed to agree on reeling...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:12 AM
MOSCOW -- Chinese President Xi Jinping will be there. So too will the United Nations’ top official, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
But Friday’s opening ceremony for the Olympic Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi will be notable...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 5:48 PM
LONDON — European leaders united in outrage Thursday over reported U.S. spying, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel declaring that trust between her government and the Obama administration would need to be rebuilt after reports that U.S....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 3:24 PM
As frustrating as the time away from the game was for Virginia's Malcolm Brogdon, his season spent on the bench last season obviously ended up being far more than just a wasted year.
It may have taken some time to get his game back in order, but now...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 9:42 AM
The 2014 Olympics have thrown a spotlight on Russia's stand on homosexuality, as well as other issues of morality and human rights. The nation's anti-gay legislation has spurred widespread protests. Western leaders -- President Obama, British Prime...