RIO DE JANEIRO — A New Jersey man made an emotional plea Friday for Brazilian authorities to let him take his son home in a custody fight that i...
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The ungrateful chauvinism of U.S. foreign policy reaches far beyond a rant provided by Joe Scarborough, who at least has the excuse of being in the business of manufacturing polemics.
BERLIN — Germany has filed terrorism charges against a Turkish-German dual citizen allegedly linked to a member of a cell that plotted to attack...
The vitriol against Obama's peace prize and "those Norwegians" who gave it to him is much deeper than the president's lack of achievements thus far; it is based on a fundamental clash of worldviews.
WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders have decided to allow detainees imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, to be brought to the United States to face civ...
The broken nature of America's immigration system is deeply felt during the holidays by millions in the United States who long to be reunited with their loved ones.
Austin Chu and his brother Brian drove across the country last year to create a video documentary of the recession. "It's our journey, but it is America's story," explains Austin.
Nigeria may have problems, but it is not the world's next hotbed of extremism. Muslims and Christians there have forged a mostly harmonious co-existence that is rare and desirable.
Today, November 10, the United States Marine Corps celebrates its 234th birthday, and social media is commemorating the historic date.
In the wake of the thwarted terrorist attempt on Northwest Flight 253, it's time to revisit the Israeli model of airport security, as other countries ask what more can be done to prevent such near-catastrophes.
This week, the United States helped bring an end to a serious political crisis in Honduras. A similar crisis is now brewing in Nicaragua, but this time, the United States won't be as lucky.
Stephen Colbert's plan to string a microscopically thin razor along our entire border is brutal, indiscriminate, dangerous... and smarter than the nuclear defense we now have.
When it comes to the gender gap, the United States is in a bad spot. Out of 134 countries, our democratic nation comes in 31st place.
COPENHAGEN — The success of the U.N. climate conference hung in the balance Tuesday as China and the U.S. deadlocked over whether Beijing will a...
Nothing will shape domestic life and prosperity in the United States more than the emergence of China as a global economic superpower.
After the circus quiets down, we should think about what this award is really about: There is real danger out there. If we do not change course, nuclear bombs will explode in our cities.
While the U.S. delays, China is moving to lead in technologies that are innovative and clean.
The past four decades have been a mixture of social growing pains and progress. Even with that said, most people never believed that a Black man would become the President.
Group of Seven finance chiefs said they will meet less and issue fewer statements as the G-20 becomes the main arena for setting global economic polic...
Iran agreed on Thursday in talks with the United States and other major powers to open its newly revealed uranium enrichment plant near Qum to interna...
Polanski has certainly experienced terrible tragedy. But it's not an excuse, legally or morally, and Polanski should be extradited.
The key to understanding today's announcement on Iran is this: President Obama knew about the secret Iranian facility nine months ago.
Obama's priorities are spot on. Nuclear threats are growing. The previous administration's military approach to the problem failed.
Asia Society president Vishakha Desai says, "Ours is a complex institution, and those experiencing it can describe it in the same way the blind men touch and describe an elephant."
I see racial sub-texts in the intensity of the attacks on Obama -- not in the disagreements per se, but in the viciousness of the rhetoric.
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