WASHINGTON (AP) — A special House panel on Benghazi made its public debut in a surprisingly subdued and bipartisan atmosphere Wednesday after two years of pitched political battles between Republicans and Democrats over the Sept. 11, 2012, attack on a U.S. diplomatic post in eastern Libya.
President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the Cross Hall in the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014. In a major reversal, Obama ordered the United States into a broad military campaign to “degrade and ultimately destroy” militants in two volatile Middle East nations, …
Unmarked military vehicles burn on a country road in the village of Berezove, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, after a clash between pro-government troops and Russian-backed separatist militia. Separatist rebels have made major strides in their offensive against Ukrainian government…
On June 25, Afghanistan insurgents detonated a car bomb and fought security forces in front of the presidential palace. The area is the most heavily guarded in the country. Penetrating the enormous security apparatus is a major success, but spectacular attacks of various types are nothing ne…
MERRILLVILLE | Former U.S. Sen. Dick Lugar attributes his four decades of negotiating success with national and international leaders in part to the skills he learned on his earliest campaign trips to Northwest Indiana.
BEIRUT | In an appeal that could stoke more fury over an anti-Islam film, the leader of the Lebanese Shiite militant group Hezbollah called for sustained protests in a rare public appearance Monday at a rapturous but peaceful rally attended by hundreds of thousands of cheering supporters in Beirut.
Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah, center, escorted by his bodyguards, waves to a crowd of tens of thousands of supporters during a rally Monday denouncing an anti-Islam film that has provoked a week of unrest in Muslim countries worldwide, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon. Na…
Afghan police stand by burning tires during a protest Monday in Kabul, Afghanistan. Hundreds of Afghans burned cars and threw rocks at a U.S. military base as a demonstration against an anti-Islam film that ridicules the Prophet Muhammad turned violent in the Afghan capital early Monday.
Yemeni protestors break a door Thursday of the U.S. Embassy during a protest about a film ridiculing Islam's Prophet Muhammad, in Sanaa, Yemen.
Egyptian protesters climb the walls of the U.S. embassy Tuesday while others chant anti-U.S. slogans during a protest in Cairo, Egypt.
Protesters destroy an American flag pulled down Tuesday from the U.S. embassy in Cairo, Egypt.
Serena Williams celebrates with the trophy after defeating Agnieszka Radwanska to win the women's final match Saturday at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England.
In the May 19 edition, The Times' Doug Ross, Mark Kiesling and Robert Blaszkiewicz discuss President Obama's speech on the Middle East and the peace process in Israel.
One of the lessons from 9/11 was that the United States needed more human intelligence assets to protect the nation from attacks. The WikiLeaks website has jeopardized that protection through the release of classified U.S. diplomatic information.
SPRINGFIELD | The debate picture takes shape in the race for Illinois governor. A candidate admits he doesn't have the answers. Voters show deep mistrust of Illinois government.
TEHRAN, Iran | In just a few dizzying hours, American Sarah Shourd exchanged a cell in Tehran's Evin Prison for a private jet crossing the Persian Gulf on Tuesday, after an apparent diplomatic deal to cover a $500,000 bail and secure a release that seemed in jeopardy from the start.
By David S. Cloud, Christi Parsons and Edmund Sanders
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia announced Friday it will begin the startup next week of Iran's only atomic power plant, giving Tehran a boost as it struggles with international sanctions and highlighting differences between Moscow and Washington over pressuring the Islamic Republic to give up activitie…
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