| Jun 11, 2014

A new 'anti-terror' weapon emerges

In desperate efforts to gain ground on battlefields, frustrated governments in the Mideast and Africa are using barrel bombs against their enemies, launching the cheap, quickly manufactured weapons as a crude counter to roadside blasts and suicide explosions that insurgents have deployed with deadly ...

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 ...