| Mar 13, 2014
| 1:47 PM
CARACAS, Venezuela -- President Nicolas Maduro’s government Thursday faced accusations of owing international airlines more than $3.7 billion and violating treaties, while separately officials said the number of deaths from violence related to...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 10:31 AM
So this is what happens when a member of Congress gives up a seat after 40 years: A veritable flood of candidates.
The deadline for filing for the 33rd Congressional District seat being vacated with the retirement of Henry A. Waxman was 5 p.m....
| Mar 13, 2014
It's become popular to dismiss Russian President Vladimir Putin as paranoid and out of touch with reality. But his denunciation of "neofascist extremists" within the movement that toppled the old Ukrainian government, and in the ranks of the new one, is...
| Mar 11, 2014
| 3:00 AM
JUBA, South Sudan — Concealed in the Nile River reeds, mothers and their children crouched underwater, holding their breath as long as possible, as South Sudanese militias on the bank argued whether to hunt down and kill dozens of people hiding...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:43 PM
SAO PAULO, Brazil — The governor of Rio de Janeiro state apologized Wednesday for the death of a woman shot during a firefight between police and criminal suspects and later dragged behind a police vehicle.
The incident was the latest to raise...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 5:30 AM
In the span of a few weeks, Hillary Rodham Clinton has found herself the target of insinuations about her husband’s liaison with a White House intern and has watched her private confidences as first lady spill into public view after a conservative...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Painful memories have the power to surface fresh and raw, even after many years.
A great-grandmother once again can become a terrified little girl. A grandfather surrounded by friends and family can feel all alone in a vicious world.
So it was at...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 12:12 PM
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration wants teenagers to know the “real cost” of smoking – and it’s not measured in dollars. Teens who pick up a cigarette habit will wind up paying with their skin, their teeth and even their...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 10:40 PM
NBC didn’t air the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs choir covering“Get Lucky” or T.a.T.u’s defiantly gay-friendly performance. But Friday night’s telecast of the opening ceremony for the 22nd Winter Olympics in Sochi...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- LinkedIn is launching a Chinese language website to expand its presence in China, which boasts the world's largest Internet population.
The Mountain View, Calif., company is hoping the website, which uses simplified Chinese characters,...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:00 AM
SAFED, Israel — The 9-year-old Syrian boy with no legs wheeled himself down a bright hospital corridor, stopping to accept a pain pill from one nurse and a high-five from another.
He has been here for a month, ever since a Syrian government...