- ‘Tis the Season: London florist creates $4.6 million Christmas wreath
- No tailgating allowed at Super Bowl XLVIII
- Pentagon to transport African troops to Central African Republic
- Chinese man fed up with his girlfriend’s shopping jumps to his death
- Ukraine leader to talk with protesters; Washington urges caution
- Pope Francis: A nun saved my life
- Israeli P.M. Netanyahu backs out of Mandela funeral
- Elian Gonzalez makes first trip outside Cuba since custody battle
- U.S., British intelligence agents enter online sci-fi world to spy on gamers
- Sarah Palin to host the outdoors show ‘Amazing America’
Latest Cyprus Items
In a commentary piece ("Cyprus rides a troubled sea of oil and gas opportunity," Nov. 6), Daniel Pipes conjures up a fantasy that Greek Cyprus is about to be invaded, either by Turkish soldiers or Syrian refugees, or both, without offering even a scintilla of evidence.
Across the waves lie energy discoveries and deadly conflict
A group of former heads of state and government leaders have gathered in Rome, and they have advice for the European Union: Use surveillance units to monitor the "intolerant."
Fiscal irresponsibility taps the temptation to raid private savings
Britain’s military on Thursday sent in fighter jets to Cyprus in what political heads have called a precautionary measure, in case of international intervention in Syria and subsequent retaliation from President Bashar Assad.
Four leaders of the Lebanese Shiite militia Hezbollah, responsible for its foreign operations, were designated as terrorist kingpins Thursday by the U.S. Treasury Department, prohibiting Americans from doing business with them and freezing any assets they have in the U.S. banking system.
Defending champion Andy Murray could face top-seeded Novak Djokovic only in the U.S. Open semifinals, while Nadal and Federer — who have never played each other at Flushing Meadows — might meet in the quarterfinals.
President Obama is definitely, positively, unquestionably going to nominate Caroline Kennedy as U.S. ambassador to Japan — soon.
International use of the euro slipped last year because of the debt crisis in Europe, but the U.S. dollar held its own as the world's leading currency for reserves held by central banks.