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President Obama is creative, if not correct, in his efforts to get around Congress.
The Holy See’s envoy to the United Nations in Geneva has no doubt that the body is useful in the pursuit of the common good, but he also says it is important that law prevail over ideologies.
U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio met this week for a sit-down back-pat for each other's efforts to combat climate change -- a get-together being heralded by diplomats as a sign of the world's readiness to join an international treaty.
Consultants told the military that, by now, California would be flooded by inland seas, The Hague would be unlivable, polar ice would be mostly gone in summer, and global temperatures would rise at an accelerated rate as high as 0.5 degrees a year. None of that has happened.
Once seemingly destined to become secretary of state, Susan Rice now holds a lower-profile job at the White House, juggling global crises for the president and trying to ensure his foreign policy priorities don't fall by the wayside in a storm of overseas problems.
Liberals have been piling on Rep. Lamar Smith and his fellow House Republicans for failing to hold more committee hearings on climate change, but Thursday's often-heated testimony probably wasn't what the movement had in mind.
The U.N. peacekeeping chief said Thursday a record number of about 118,000 peacekeepers are currently deployed in 16 missions around the world, and he's hoping that countries withdrawing their forces from Afghanistan will strengthen U.N. forces with their high-tech assets.
Australia, Luxembourg and Jordan are planning to circulate a U.N. Security Council resolution that diplomats say would authorize the delivery of humanitarian aid into Syria through four border crossings without approval from President Bashar Assad's government.