UK must 'prepare for Russian threat', former head of British foreign intelligence John Sawers says - @BBCNews

UK must 'prepare for Russian threat', former head of British foreign intelligence John Sawers says - @BBCNews

February 28, 2015

US drone attack in Yemen kills 4 suspected al-Qaida militants, security sources say - @Reuters

US drone attack in Yemen kills 4 suspected al-Qaida militants, security sources say - @Reuters

February 28, 2015

China's Famed Shaolin Temple Plans Big Project in Australia

China's famed Shaolin Temple plans massive hotel, kung fu and school project in Australia

February 28, 2015


Islamic State suicide bombers and fighters strike targets in Samarra, northern Iraq - @Reuters

Islamic State suicide bombers and fighters strike targets in Samarra, northern Iraq - @Reuters

February 28, 2015

Indonesia retrieves final major part of AirAsia flight QZ8501's fuselage - @STForeignDesk

Indonesia retrieves final major part of AirAsia flight QZ8501's fuselage - @STForeignDesk

February 28, 2015

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on killing of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov: 'regardless of who actually pulled the trigger, Boris is dead because of the environment of impunity that Vladimir Putin has created in Russia ... those responsible must be held accountable. The world will be watching' - statement

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on killing of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov: 'regardless of who actually...

February 28, 2015


India's expected GDP growth for 2015-16 is between 8% and 8.5%, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says - @swativashishtha

India's expected GDP growth for 2015-16 is between 8% and 8.5%, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says - @swativashishtha

February 28, 2015

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents government's 1st full-year budget, says one objective is to keep inflation below 6% - @NDTVProfit

Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presents government's 1st full-year budget, says one objective is to keep...

February 28, 2015

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook makes 3rd consecutive triple-double in game against Portland Trail Blazers; last player to do it was LeBron James in 2009 - @DarnellMayberry

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook makes 3rd consecutive triple-double in game against...

February 28, 2015


Toddler shot in leg in apparent accidental shooting in Las Vegas, police say - @8NewsNow

Toddler shot in leg in apparent accidental shooting in Las Vegas, police say - @8NewsNow

February 28, 2015

Photo: Crew works to remove helicopter that crashed at Deception Bay in Queensland, Australia; pilot reportedly suffered non-life-threatening injuries - @TessaScott9

Photo: Crew works to remove helicopter that crashed at Deception Bay in Queensland, Australia; pilot...

February 28, 2015

Over 340 US flights already canceled for Saturday, @flightstats reports - @breakingweather

Over 340 US flights already canceled for Saturday, @flightstats reports - @breakingweather

February 28, 2015


 

Why judge's pension ruling is blow to Christie's political brand

Gov. Chris Christie's 2011 pension reform helped make him a national figure. But a judge's ruling that...

February 28, 2015

Outside money aiding incumbents in L.A. City Council races

Unlimited outside spending in the campaigns for seven Los Angeles City Council seats has topped $1.2...

February 28, 2015

California Senators introduced fewer bills this year

The number of bills introduced by members of the California Senate by Friday’s deadline was the lowest...

February 28, 2015


Homeland Security deal: Will Boehner follow McConnell's lead? (+video)

The Senate voted Wednesday to clear the path to fund DHS, after Republicans agreed to withdraw immigration...

February 27, 2015

Photos of the Week: 2/21-2/27 (35 photos)

This week we have a fireball above Calgary, wintry weather from Saudi Arabia to New York City, Iranian...

February 27, 2015

What Animals Teach Us About Measuring Intelligence

My dog Maebe gets very excited whenever my roommate comes home. Due to her heightened sense of smell,...

February 27, 2015


California, GOP on same page in bid to curb U.S. role in schools reform

California may be a blue state, but a Republican-led effort to scale back federal intervention in educational...

February 27, 2015

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber pressured to resign over 'first lady' scandal (+video)

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber’s fiancée Cylvia Hayes, who serves as the state’s first lady, faces charges...

February 27, 2015

How to Acknowledge a Shameful Past

I grew up in a small, rural Virginia town where white leaders closed the public schools rather than allow...

February 27, 2015


 

6 accused of sending supplies to terrorists

Six suspects linked to terrorist activity referred to Syria and Iraq as "the beach," and used other coded...

February 28, 2015

Harrison Ford set for new 'Blade Runner'

Harrison Ford will reprise his role as Rick Deckard in the "Blade Runner" sequel. "Prisoners" director...

February 28, 2015

The US Helped Create International Law, Now We Just Ignore It

This story first appeared on the TomDispatch website. "The sovereign is he who decides on the exception,"...

February 28, 2015


What We Know About the Mysterious Suicide of Missouri Gubernatorial Candidate Tom Schweich

On Thursday morning, Thomas Schweich, Missouri's auditor and a Republican candidate for governor,...

February 27, 2015

In Early Polling, Walker Stands Apart

Ronald Brownstein, National JournalNot since George W. Bush in 2000 has a GOP presidential candidate...

February 27, 2015

A Litmus Test for Obamacare & Rule of Law

Shapiro & Blackman, WSJThis spring will mark the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta,...

February 27, 2015