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Crises Also Fade

William Bradley | Posted 05.03.2013 | World
William Bradley

Perhaps Obama should be more careful about what he calls a "red line." Dictators are not impressed by empty threats. Would there be support for a multi-national effort to secure chemical weapons stores?

Rocket Readied For Lift-Off To Space Station

AP | PETER LEONARD | Posted 12.17.2012 | Science

BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan -- A Soyuz spacecraft atop a towering rocket was placed into launch position Monday at Russia's manned-space facility in the free...

Found in Space: 50 Years After Yuri Gagarin

Meg Waite Clayton | Posted 06.12.2011 | World
Meg Waite Clayton

Fifty years ago today, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first human being to orbit the Earth. During the flight, 190 miles above the globe, he sang to himself.

Obama, Turkey and History

Murray Fromson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Murray Fromson

From the podium of the National Assembly in Ankara, Obama spoke not only to Turks, but to the entire Muslim world and he carved out an image of a global statesman.