Obama should address corporate tax reform with serious revenue-neutral proposal to Congress.
U.S. government should follow lead of other countries, move to territorial taxation.
Reality could persuade some industry groups and some Republicans to seek bargain.
WESTFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed this week in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said Thursday.
Obama should formulate a coherent goal and a strategy to achieve it.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when “yes means yes” while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.
CANBERRA, Australia — Shortly after the missing Malaysian airliner disappeared from radar, airline officials on the ground tried repeatedly to call the crew of the Boeing 777 using a satellite phone that might have left clues to the jet’s flight path.
OKLAHOMA CITY — President Obama’s administration on Thursday stripped Oklahoma of authority to decide how to spend $29 million in education funding because the state abandoned national academic standards known as Common Core, in a rebuke that a union official said could lead to teacher layoffs.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A judge declared Texas' school finance system unconstitutional for a second time Thursday, finding that even though the Legislature pumped an extra $3 billion-plus into classrooms last summer, the state still fails to provide adequate funding or distribute it fairly amon…
NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine — Ukraine accused Russia on Thursday of entering its territory with tanks, artillery and troops, and Western powers said Moscow had “outright lied” about its role and dangerously escalated the conflict.
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Uruguay's new market for legalized marijuana has attracted more than 20 companies bidding for the right to supply pot to the country's pharmacies, a government official said Thursday.
BEIRUT — The Islamic State group killed more than 160 Syrian government troops seized in recent fighting, posting pictures Thursday of terrified young conscripts stripped down to their underwear before meeting their deaths in the arid Syrian countryside.
UNITED NATIONS — An armed group detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers during fighting in Syria early Thursday and another 81 peacekeepers are trapped, the United Nations said.
JERUSALEM — European nations are offering to help enforce the cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, a scenario that could provide key international backing for maintaining the peace and step up the pressure on Hamas militants to relinquish power.
KABUL, Afghanistan — A massive audit of Afghanistan’s disputed presidential election won’t be done until around Sept. 10, the U.N. said Thursday, quashing hopes the new president would be determined before an upcoming NATO summit.
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford once made players on a high school football team roll in geese droppings, according to newly released documents.
SEOUL, South Korea — For more than 30 years, chef and restaurant owner Oh Keum-il built her expertise in cooking one traditional South Korean delicacy: dog meat.
A 39-year-old firing-range instructor was killed Monday while showing a 9-year-old girl how to use an Uzi submachine gun. Charles Vacca’s death at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in White Hills, Arizona, has raised questions about allowing young children access to such weapons at firing ranges.
Adm. Jonathan Greenert has some ideas.
WASHINGTON — The background of a key negotiator in the battle over a Senate report on the CIA’s use of interrogation techniques widely denounced as torture has sparked concerns about the Obama administration’s objectivity in handling the study’s public release.