WASHINGTON (AP) — The tasks stacking up before President Barack Obama over the coming weeks will test his persuasion powers and his mobilizing skills… More »
UPDATE // AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Syrian rebels led by al-Qaida-linked fighters seized control of a predominantly Christian village northeast of Damascus, sweeping into the mountainside… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — A new TV ad that urges Congress to oppose U.S. military strikes against Syria underscores the difficulty President Barack Obama is… More »
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A new government prepared to take control of Australia on Sunday, with policies to cut pledges in foreign aid and… More »
In his weekly address, President Obama makes the case for limited and targeted military action to hold the Assad regime accountable for… More »
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Tokyo was awarded the 2020 Olympics on Saturday, capitalizing on its reputation as a “safe pair of hands” and… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama faces a high-stakes week of trying to convince a skeptical Congress and a war-weary American public that they… More »
SYDNEY (AP) — Australians on Saturday were facing an election choice of two relatively unpopular and uninspiring leaders. But they were flocking to the… More »
Growing public worry over radiation contamination has prompted South Korea to ban fish imports from Japan. The move is stirring concern in Hawaii whether the seafood coming into the state is safe.
Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says she will continue to gather information before committing to a position on a military strike in Syria.
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Beset by divisions at home and abroad, President Barack Obama candidly acknowledged deep challenges Friday in pursuing support for… More »
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Ten members of the Group of 20 international economies joined the United States in accusing the Syrian government of… More »
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Barack Obama held a surprise meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid tensions between the U.S. and Russia… More »
TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese master of whimsical animation, Hayao Miyazaki, has retired before. This time, he says he really means it.
Miyazaki is… More »
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea announced Friday that it was banning all fish imports from along Japan’s northeastern coast because of what… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering a plan to use U.S. military trainers to help increase the capabilities of the Syrian rebels,… More »
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is declassifying portions of some secret court orders concerning the government’s authority to seize records under the Patriot… More »
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — They’re supposed to be talking about growth and money, but the threat of war in Syria is creeping into… More »
With a vote of 10-7, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee has voted to give President Barack Obama the authority to use military force against… More »