Poroshenko faces tough realities at home

| Jun 4, 2014

Poroshenko faces tough realities at home

Ukraine’s president-elect will likely have little trouble wooing Western leaders, including President Barack Obama, when he travels to Poland and France this week — many have already hailed the rise of the pragmatic, Western-leaning leader. For Petro Poroshenko, who takes office on Saturday, the ...

Obama's muted carbon cuts are reachable

| Jun 3, 2014

Obama's muted carbon cuts are reachable

In large part, the wide-ranging reaction to President Barack Obama’s signature effort to cut power plant carbon emissions could have been written months in advance. Key Republicans and many industrial groups decried it as a job-killing war on coal that would drive up power ...

| May 28, 2014

U.S. legal wins bolster same-sex marriage

One after another, U.S. judges are declaring it’s too late to turn back on the topic of same-sex marriage. An unbroken string of state and federal court rulings in support of gay and lesbian unions covers every region of the country, including the conservative ...