The people of Syria, Ukraine, and Pakistan must ponder the worth of America's word. Foggy Bottom and the White House have fast been developing a track record of overpromising and under-delivering. Their mishandlings have left in their wake dead protesters, gassed children, failed states, and a rearrangement of international borders.
Who would have thought a question-and-answer session with Vladimir Putin lasting 3 hours and 55 minutes could put the Russian president in such a good mood?
As Ukraine grapples with Russia's annexation of Crimea and pro-Russia unrest in the country's east, Putin used his annual call-in show, broadcast on state television, to defend sending Russian troops into Crimea and deny that Russia was behind the deadly protests in eastern Ukraine.
The Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL) urges Congress, the Obama administration and policymakers throughout the European Union to adopt policies toward the Ukraine crisis that deescalate the conflict while providing a constructive path forward.
Senate candidate and North Carolina state House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) responded Thursday to Democratic attacks, saying he had fired staffers who had affairs with lobbyists.
Tillis accused Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.
It's just as much a rape to take advantage of a classmate who's incapacitated in a dorm room as it is to assault a stranger at gunpoint.
I fear that too many students at our colleges and universities think there's a difference -- that if they had too much to drink, or hung out with the wrong people at the wrong place, that somehow it's their fault that they were sexually assaulted.
In a remarkable rebound from the botched rollout of Obamacare, 8 million people signed up for private health insurance via the exchanges created by the Affordable Care Act since October, President Barack Obama announced during a press briefing at the White House Thursday.
Every year thousands of unaccompanied and undocumented children come to the United States from across the globe. Often, they are fleeing life-threatening violence or escaping child abuse and neglect. In the U.S.
Obama says his hope is that Russia will follow through in the next several days on promises made at its meeting Thursday in Geneva with leaders from the United States, the European Union and Ukraine. The meeting was an attempt to find a way to reduce tensions between Ukraine and Russia.
Addressing a White House news conference, Obama said the U.S. and its European allies will remain prepared to respond to efforts by Russia to interfere in eastern and southern Ukraine.
Clinton announced she was pregnant with her first child on Thursday while speaking at the Lower Eastside Girls Club in New York City as part of the "No Ceilings Conversation" series.
Clinton and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting the baby "later this year," she said.
"I just hope that I will be as good a mom to my child and hopefully children as my mom was to me," Clinton said at the event.
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A one-time New York City mayoral candidate who claimed to have close ties with former Mayor Michael Bloomberg was arrested after being caught acting suspiciously outside his corporate offices.
The Daily News reports Ceceilia Berkowitz, 35, was spotted by Bloomberg's security detail on Wednesday at Bloomberg LP's offices on Lexington Avenue.
Although critics have raised eyebrows at President Obama's late night appearances, White House press secretary Jay Carney said Thursday that "The Daily Show" might have been Obama's "toughest" interview during the 2012 campaign.
President Barack Obama expressed his frustration with states that chose not to expand Medicaid "for no other reason than political spite" against him, saying that decision has been hurtful to millions.
"You have 5 million people who could be having health insurance right now at no cost to these states, zero cost to these states, other than ideological reasons, they have chosen not to provide health insurance for their citizens," Obama said during a press conference Thursday.
Former conservative lobbyist Jack Abramoff is not behind Michael Bloomberg's $50 million investment in a gun control organization posed to challenge the N.R.A.
In a HuffPost Live interview Thursday, he told host Josh Zepps that he'd advise Bloomberg to "stop wasting your money.
The words and phrases that resist translation are often the difficult ones, visibly sedimented with history and shifting meanings. But one of the many pleasures of working on this book was thinking about the strange international life of apparently simple words.
In 2007, a new phenomenon reared its ugly head in Afghanistan. With two attacks that year and two more the next, it was first dubbed "green-on-blue violence," and later the simpler, blunter "insider attack.