| May 21, 2012
| 4:59 PM
President Obama and other world leaders focused on the war in Afghanistan Monday morning at the NATO summit meeting at McCormick Place.
Monday morning's meeting began about 15 minutes later than planned. World leaders, chatting before the opening...
| May 23, 2012
| 10:34 AM
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A doctor who helped the CIA hunt down Osama bin Laden was convicted Wednesday of conspiring against the state and sentenced to 33 years in prison, adding new strains to an already deeply troubled relationship between the U....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Washington -- Democrats are collecting spoils beyond what many predicted, Republicans are licking wounds after a bruising battle, and the country is waking up to the mix of euphoric celebration and bitter disappointment that accompanies the long-awaited...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 4:22 AM
President Barack Obama rode a wave of broad support from minorities, women and moderates to win re-election Tuesday by defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney in Democratic strongholds and key battleground states.
According to CNN projections,...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:56 PM
Below are President Barack Obama's full remarks as prepared for delivery at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Thursday night.
Michelle, I love you. The other night, I think the entire country saw just how lucky I am. Malia and...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 6:56 AM
Amid solemn commemorations on Tuesday's 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, President Barack Obama and other leaders emphasized how America has emerged stronger from the devastation that killed more than 2,900 people and forever changed the...
| Jul 9, 2012
| 4:28 PM
The last two days have been a very bad spell in Afghanistan, with bombings that killed seven U.S. troops along with Afghan soldiers, police and civilians. But then, are there ever good days in Afghanistan?
Dexter Filkins' piece in the July 9 & 16 New...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 9:55 PM
| Sep 14, 2012
| 5:15 AM
There is a connection between the disheartening events of Baltimore County students bringing weapons to school and the violence we see overseas ("School safety promised," Sept. 12).
We are the richest, most powerful nation in the world. We are also the...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 4:52 PM
One evening in September 2009, I squeezed into a room packed with American Marines and British military officers at Camp Leatherneck, the desert base that served as headquarters for the 10,000 Marines who made up the first wave of President Barack Obama's...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 10:41 AM
Kabul, Afghanistan -- A man in an Afghan military uniform killed three U.S. troops Friday in southern Afghanistan, the latest in a series of assaults against NATO soldiers by Afghans clad in security force garb.
The man opened fire on the troops in the...