| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:55 AM
For the past year, the RIA Novosti news service has been a go-to source for Olympic news out of Sochi, Russia.
Now, with the 2014 Winter Games just two months away, Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a decree to shut down the major, state-run...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 8:46 PM
SEOUL — In a palace intrigue that could shake the foundations of North Korea, 30-year-old leader Kim Jong Un has purged from the leadership the powerful uncle who had been his de facto regent for the last two years, North Korean news media confirmed...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 2:27 PM
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The Graham Norton Show Elton John, Judi...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 7:09 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out what my tweets are worth.
The Skinny: Another pathetic display by the Redskins has left me in a sour mood. Actually, the good part about living on the West Coast is I have a few hours to get over the loss before...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:12 PM
Nearly 40 news organizations have accused the Obama administration of improperly controlling images of the president by limiting the access granted to independent photojournalists while allowing free rein by the White House's own photographers.
| Nov 7, 2013
| 11:46 AM
LONDON – In an unprecedented public appearance, Britain’s three grayest men – the shadowy bosses of its spy services – asserted Thursday that their work upholds personal freedom rather than undermines it and that enemies such as Al...
| Nov 26, 2013
| 5:34 AM
After the coffee. Before freezing my you-know-what off!
The Skinny: I'm in D.C. for Thanksgiving, and it's cold and wet here. But that's not nearly as bad as watching the Redskins lose on East Coast time. At least on the West Coast I don't have to...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 6:16 AM
A Costco in Simi Valley found itself in a flap this week after a local pastor posted a photo on Twitter showing Bibles at the big-box store labeled as fiction.
Caleb Kaltenbach, pastor of Discovery Church, came across the Bibles while shopping for a...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 7:32 AM
After the coffee. Before drinking more coffee because I'm on no sleep!
The Skinny: Last Monday, I was up late breaking news about New York Times reporter Brian Stelter going to CNN. Last night, I was up even later breaking news about the latest in...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 10:24 AM
A sibling spat over the issue of same-sex marriage flared anew as Senate candidate Liz Cheney restated her opposition to gay and lesbian matrimony and her sister — and sister’s spouse — angrily fired back on social media.
| Nov 14, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Pope Francis' campaign against corruption in the Catholic Church has made Italy's most dangerous mafia organization "nervous," which could make the prelate a target, a leading Italian prosecutor warned Thursday.
The pope's vow to clean up church...