| Mar 17, 2014
| 1:33 PM
ABC Family has picked up comedies "Melissa & Joey" and "Baby Daddy" for additional seasons. The network also announced Monday that it's expanding its brood, greenlighting three new drama pilots.
"Melissa & Joey," featuring '90s teen stars Melissa Joan...
| Mar 18, 2014
Will everyone please stop talking about a new Cold War?
However badly things work out between Russia and the United States and the West, a new Cold War isn't in the cards because Russia today isn't the Soviet Union. Sure, we are in a diplomatic and...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Months after an airport screener was killed in a shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport, a new report concludes that adding more security measures at the nation's airports may not be worth the cost.
The study goes on to suggest that it...
| Mar 14, 2014
The European Union and the United States recognize that there are ways they could play constructive roles in resolving the Ukraine crisis. But some of the suggestions revolving around natural gas and oil being floated suggest a profound misunderstanding...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:48 AM
CAIRO – Egypt’s presidential election, previously set for this spring, could be pushed back to midsummer, state media reported.
The office of interim President Adly Mansour was quoted as saying Wednesday that the new deadline for the vote...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 9:09 PM
WASHINGTON — A Kuwaiti detainee at Guantanamo Bay is mounting a novel legal challenge to win his release, arguing in a federal lawsuit that he should be freed when U.S. combat troops pull out of Afghanistan because international law stipulates...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 12:53 PM
CAIRO – Prosecutors in Egypt on Wednesday displayed seized items such as cameras, cables and microphones as evidence in the trial of 20 journalists on terrorism-related charges.
Defendants in white prison uniforms looked on from inside a metal...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 12:17 PM
WASHINGTON — A Guantanamo Bay prisoner who was a relative of one of the Sept. 11 hijackers pleaded guilty Thursday in the bombing attack of a French oil tanker off the coast of Yemen.
Top military officials pointed to the plea as an example of the...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The sacking last week of the commander of the Free Syrian Army appears to be driving a wedge among factions of the loosely organized Western-backed network of rebel forces at a crucial moment in the three-year civil war to oust Syrian President Bashar...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:20 PM
BEIRUT — More than 150 Syrian rebel fighters were killed Wednesday in an ambush by pro-government forces outside Damascus, according to official and opposition accounts.
The casualty toll appeared to be one of the largest in a single operation...
| Feb 23, 2014
Faced with bad options in Syria, President Obama is reviving a tactic he tried in an earlier war: leading from behind.
"Leading from behind," you'll recall, is how a White House aide described Obama's strategy in Libya in 2011, when the United States...