| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:55 PM
BEIRUT -- Coverage of the mass protests against Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood has been dominating news coverage in the Middle East.
Opinions about the demonstrations in the Arab world’s most populous nation differed...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:41 PM
Here come the brides. And grooms. And honeymoons.
In the wake of Wednesday's U.S. Supreme Court decision allowing California to resume same-sex marriages, the race is on to lure LGBT travelers looking for post-wedding trips.
Within hours of the...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:56 PM
WASHINGTON — White House officials refused to comment Friday on a Los Angeles Times report that CIA operatives and U.S. special operations troops have been secretly training Syrian rebels with anti-tank and anti-aircraft weapons since late last...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 1:04 PM
BEIRUT -- The election of Hassan Rowhani as Iran’s new president has raised hopes of increased engagement with other nations and a new era of moderation in the Islamic Republic, according to commentaries across the region on Sunday.
| Jun 14, 2013
| 6:54 PM
Using brain scans and exercise stress tests, researchers have identified two biologically distinct subgroups of veterans suffering from so-called Gulf War illness.
Their bodies reacted differently to physical exertion, and their brains had atrophied...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 10:28 AM
NEW DELHI — Secretary of State John Kerry called Monday for a bilateral investment treaty with India, and said he would like to see the two countries fully embrace a nuclear energy deal that has so far frustrated U.S. companies.
Kerry, in India...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:12 AM
Authorities say Mel Edwards was one of three people killed by 20-year-old Ali Syed during a brief morning rampage that ended when Syed fatally shot himself....
| Mar 27, 2013
Military intervention in the Muslim world seems to bring the United States nothing but grief. Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya: None looks much like a success story now.
Yet the Obama administration is edging reluctantly into a civil war in Syria, aiding rebels...
| Apr 14, 2013
The White House finally made it official last week: Yes, the civil war in Syria is a slippery slope, and yes, we're on it.
Nobody in the Obama administration actually used those words, of course. But if you paid attention to what officials said, it...
| May 29, 2013
The civil war in Syria is heading in the wrong direction. In the last year, rebels had won control of big slices of territory, including much of the country's largest city, Aleppo. But those gains prompted a surge of military aid to Syrian President...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 11:47 AM
As the Supreme Court hears arguments over gay marriage, the debate over the rights of couples of the same sex has also reverberated around the globe.
Wedding bells are still a distant dream for gays and lesbians in many countries, especially in Africa...