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  • Russians gloat over U.S. diplomacy scandal, deny bugging Nuland's call

    Russians gloat over U.S. diplomacy scandal, deny bugging Nuland's call
    MOSCOW -- Russian officials on Friday denied they were behind the eavesdropping and Internet posting of an embarrassing phone call between two top U.S. diplomats discussing a response to the political crisis in conflicted Ukraine. But Russia’s...
  • U.S. textbooks are pulled into international clash

    U.S. textbooks are pulled into international clash
    WASHINGTON — It's not the usual question considered in U.S. state capitols: What to call the body of water between Japan and the Korean peninsula? Virginia's governor is poised to sign legislation that would answer that question. It would...
  • U.S.-born killer shoots guards, is slain in Israeli prison

    U.S.-born killer shoots guards, is slain in Israeli prison
    JERUSALEM -- A U.S.-born inmate in an Israeli prison shot and wounded three guards Sunday before being killed by a SWAT team that responded to the attack. Israeli media identified the shooter as Samuel Sheinbein, convicted of the killing of 19-year-...
  • 'El Chapo' Guzman: Life of the cartel king of Sinaloa

    'El Chapo' Guzman: Life of the cartel king of Sinaloa
    MEXICO CITY -- From his naming on the Forbes magazine list of the world’s richest billionaires, to his frequent supposed sightings and magical escapes, Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman has been a larger-than-life drug lord who reached...
  • Anaheim Holocaust survivor, 89, says reparations would be too late now

    Anaheim Holocaust survivor, 89, says reparations would be too late now
    For Chasten Bowen, news that France is negotiating with the U.S. to pay reparations to Holocaust survivors who were transported on French rail cars to Nazi concentration camps during World War II comes too late. “I’m just about ready to...
  • France considers reparations for Holocaust survivors in U.S.

    France considers reparations for Holocaust survivors in U.S.
    WASHINGTON — Seventy-two years after Nazis began deporting French Jews to concentration camps, the French government is negotiating to pay reparations for the first time to several hundred Holocaust survivors now living in the U.S. who survived...
  • U.S. reacts cautiously to Ukraine upheaval

    U.S. reacts cautiously to Ukraine upheaval
    WASHINGTON — Only a few weeks ago, the turmoil in Ukraine seemed like a remote conflict in which Washington had little at stake and not a great deal of leverage. Now, however, it is clear that the apparent collapse of the old order in Ukraine...
  • White House takes a cautious approach to drama unfolding in Ukraine

    White House takes a cautious approach to drama unfolding in Ukraine
    WASHINGTON — Only a few short weeks ago, the turmoil in Ukraine seemed like a remote conflict in which Washington had little at stake and not a great deal of leverage. Now, however, it is clear that the apparent collapse of the old order in...
  • U.S. aims to bolster ties with Persian Gulf states

    U.S. aims to bolster ties with Persian Gulf states
    The Obama administration is mobilizing across several fronts to shore up its relationship with Persian Gulf leaders who fear the United States is reducing its commitments in the Middle East. In unusually blunt remarks Wednesday, the State Department&...
  • Ukraine government announces truce with protesters

    Ukraine government announces truce with protesters
    KIEV, Ukraine — A deadly confrontation in the Ukrainian capital eased, at least temporarily, late Wednesday when the government announced that it had reached a truce with opposition protesters who continue to occupy a square in central Kiev. The...
  • Ukraine must not become a front in a new Cold War

     Ukraine must not become a front in a new Cold War
    The United States has the right — and a duty — to try to tamp down political violence in Ukraine, which continued early Thursday despite the announcement of a truce between the government and opposition leaders. It was appropriate for Vice...