| Nov 29, 2013
| 3:00 AM
KABUL, Afghanistan — It was an extramarital affair that scandalized Kabul. It would also fuel a lifelong adventure and help create a legacy for Afghanistan.
Author Nancy Hatch Dupree, eightysomething, recently opened the Afghanistan Center at...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 2:53 PM
Here's something that doesn't happen often in a musical climate overrun with less hearty breeds. A God's honest arena rock band, Pearl Jam, gigging a sold-out concert in an actual arena and illustrating the ways in which a perfectly healthy beast can...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 6:43 PM
GENEVA – Six world powers and Iran reached a preliminary agreement to curb Iran’s disputed nuclear program early Sunday after a marathon negotiating session, potentially ending a decade of stalemate.
After four days of up-and-down...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 10:45 PM
GENEVA — Six world powers and Iran reached a preliminary agreement early Sunday to curb Tehran's disputed nuclear program after a marathon negotiating session, potentially ending a decade of diplomatic stalemate.
After four days of talks that...
| Nov 23, 2013
| 5:52 AM
GENEVA — Secretary of State John F. Kerry and foreign ministers of five other world powers Saturday joined ongoing negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program, but sought to tamp down expectations a deal was imminent.
The top diplomats...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:20 AM
GENEVA -- Iranian officials spoke more optimistically about the chances for a deal on their disputed nuclear program following a Friday morning meeting with the chief representative of the six major powers at talks aimed at curbing that program.
| Nov 19, 2013
| 12:10 PM
One in three overseas Filipinos lives in the United States and the U.S. government is leading the international relief effort after Typhoon Haiyan, but most Americans are tuned out of the disaster's aftermath, the Pew Research Center reported Tuesday.
| Nov 15, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Three years ago Polaris Industries bought the historic Indian motorcycle brand and vowed to make it roar again.
The results of that boast have hit the streets, in the form of three mighty machines — the Indian Chief Classic, the Indian Chief...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 5:07 PM
WASHINGTON — Iran's new government has slowed expansion of its nuclear program almost to a halt since August, according to the United Nations nuclear watchdog agency, in what experts view as a strong signal of Tehran's desire to resolve a decade-...
| Nov 11, 2013
| 6:29 PM
WASHINGTON — The United States and Iran traded heated accusations Monday over who was to blame for the failure of the latest international talks to limit Tehran's nuclear program, even as they insisted a deal remains possible.
Secretary of State...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 12:42 PM
California can be proprietary about earthquakes. Northridge, Loma Prieta, the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906: These are the building blocks of our cultural identity, part of the heritage of the state.
And yet, it’s an abiding ironies of...