Paying the voters isn't the solution for low voter turnout.
VILNIUS, Lithuania — NATO’s top general said Saturday the two-week-old truce between Ukraine and pro-Russian militants fighting in the country’s east is a “cease-fire in name only,” and said that by enabling a free flow of weapons and fighters across the border, Russia has made it nearly imp…
WASHINGTON — A man who drove up to a White House gate and refused to leave was arrested on Saturday, the Secret Service said, less than 24 hours after another man jumped the fence and made it all the way into the presidential residence before being apprehended.
CAIRO — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi is feeling vindicated by the world’s alarm over Islamic extremism that is fueling wars and bloodshed across the Middle East.
Turkish officials greet freed hostages at the airport in Ankara, Turkey, on Saturday. Dozens of hostages seized by Islamic State militants in Iraq three months ago were safely returned.
SANAA, Yemen — Yemen's top security body imposed an overnight curfew in restive areas of the capital, Sanaa, on Saturday after Shiite rebels took over the state television building amid heavy clashes and the U.N. envoy to the country signaled that a deal had been reached to end the violence.
CARACAS, Venezuela — A former Caracas police chief whose decade-long imprisonment had rallied Venezuela's opposition has been released from jail on humanitarian grounds to continue serving a 30-year sentence at home.
SEATTLE — “Isn’t there an app for that?”
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Some residents ran from their homes in Sierra Leone to avoid being trapped during a three-day lockdown to contain the Ebola outbreak, a health worker said Saturday, a minor setback on the second day of a massive effort to confine 6 million people to their homes.
“Here’s the problem. He (Sen. John McCain) did meet with ISIS and had his picture taken and didn’t know it was happening at the time.”
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran and the United States share a common enemy in the Islamic State militant group, but a deep-seated lack of trust has so far kept the longtime foes from publicly joining hands in a coalition to defeat the extremists.
WASHINGTON — President Obama’s military campaign against the Islamic State already has extended beyond the limits he first outlined.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Prime Minister John Key won an emphatic victory Saturday in New Zealand's general election to return for a third term in office, a result that will be seen as an endorsement of the way his National Party has handled the economy.
WASHINGTON — A college dropout from Florida. A nurse’s aide from Denver. The owner of a pizza-and-wings joint from upstate New York.
Figuring out how to treat everybody fairly could be a challenge.
EDINBURGH, Scotland — European leaders worried about other would-be breakaway regions were able to breathe again Friday after Scottish voters’ resounding rejection of independence, but in the still-intact British Isles, the reaction was mixed — for many, relief at the outcome, for others, an…
We shouldn't be dependent on Putin to get our astronauts in orbit.
Granting the right of self-determination can produce the best of all results.
The net worth of American households is now 20 percent higher than it was before it began to decline in 2007, the Federal Reserve reported this week. It said the households together were worth $81.5 trillion at the end of the second quarter, higher than ever and up 10 percent from a year earlier.
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — More than 700 infants may have been exposed to tuberculosis at an El Paso hospital over the past year by an employee recently diagnosed with the illness, health officials said Friday.