- Obama downplays IRS scandal, blames Obamacare rollout on ‘outdated’ agencies
- Pregnancies decline overall, up among older women
- Pentagon plans to destroy Syrian chemical arms on ship at sea
- Paris Metro issues ‘politeness manual’ to improve passengers’ behavior
- Justin Bieber, crew detained at Australian airport in drug search
- Lee Rigby trial: Muslim who machete-hacked soldier calls it ‘humane’ kill
- GM ending Chevy sales in Europe to focus on Opel and Vauxhall
- Putin’s diplomats to U.S. busted for living high life off $1.5M bilked from Medicaid
- Happy Meal: Couple goes to McDonald’s, leaves with bag packed with cash
- Boehner: It took me 3 to 4 hours to sign up for Obamacare
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The Obama administration is warning that governments around the world are extending their repression to the Internet, seeking to cut off their citizens' access to websites and other means of communication to stave off the types of revolutions that have wracked the Middle East.
Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has joined scores of other dissidents who have simply disappeared ("Artist silenced in 'New China,' " Web, Thursday).
Unfortunately, nearly 10 years after Sept. 11, 2001, commentators and public officials too often continue to repeat inaccurate information about the connection between those tragic events and foreign students ("Closing the loophole on student visas," Commentary, March 31).
The Obama administration retaliated against the leftist government of Equador Thursday by expelling Ambassador Luis Gallegos, two days after the South American nation kicked out the U.S. ambassador.
Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi has appealed directly to President Obama to halt what the Libyan leader called "an unjust war" — and wished Mr. Obama good luck in his bid for re-election next year.
Ecuador expelled U.S. Ambassador Heather Hodges on Tuesday after a Spanish newspaper published a classified diplomatic cable she had written that accused leftist President Rafael Correa of tolerating corruption.
Before starting to build the foundations of a new republic, Tunisians first rapidly demolished reminders of the old one. First to go were all pictures of ousted President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali lingering in offices, on billboards and on lampposts.
A diplomatic push by Moammar Gadhafi's regime ran into trouble Monday as opponents at home and abroad rejected any solution to the Libyan conflict that would involve one of his sons taking power.
Individuals who claim they're "transgender" are suing the New York City Health Department over what they say is discrimination. These people are upset because the city won't change the sex listed on their birth certificates unless they've had elaborate surgery to refashion their private parts and received subsequent psychiatric evaluations attesting to the permanence of their supposed "transition" to the opposite gender.