World Topics

Apr 19, 2015

Republican hopefuls bicker over America's role in world

Republican presidential hopefuls clashed over foreign policy at a conference Saturday in New Hampshire, a small Northeastern state that plays an outsized role in the presidential nominating process. Sen. Rand Paul, a first-term senator from Kentucky, lashed out at military hawks in the Republican ...

Corruption protester lands one-man copter on U.S. Capitol lawn

Apr 16, 2015

Corruption protester lands one-man copter on U.S. Capitol lawn

A protester against corruption was arrested after he landed his miniature helicopter on the U.S. Capitol lawn Wednesday after piloting it through Washington’s no-fly zone, triggering a national security investigation and shocking bystanders. The Federal Aviation Administration was investigating the incident along with other ...

Chelsea Clinton steps into the spotlight

Apr 16, 2015

Chelsea Clinton steps into the spotlight

by Jennie Matthew

Chelsea Clinton’s star is rising. Photographed, interviewed and increasingly prominent in her family’s charitable empire, there is no more ardent cheerleader for her mother’s bid for the presidency. Photographed in a $1,500 Gucci dress and Cartier bracelet, the 35-year-old philanthropist, wife and new mother ...

Apr 16, 2015

Gravestone of Clinton's father is pushed over, police say

The gravestone of Hillary Clinton’s late father, Hugh Rodham, has been toppled over in the Pennsylvania cemetery where he was laid to rest, a local newspaper reported Wednesday. The stone was tipped over Tuesday morning in the Washburn Street Cemetery, The Scranton Times-Tribune quoted ...

Heads of Ebola-hit nations meet Obama

Apr 16, 2015

Heads of Ebola-hit nations meet Obama

President Barack Obama met with the presidents of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia at the White House on Wednesday to pledge more U.S. support for the nations hardest-hit by the Ebola virus. Obama also used the meeting to mark progress the U.S. has made ...