MINSK, Belarus — Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks Tuesday with the president of Ukraine, extending a reluctant hand to a leader vilified in Russia's state-run news media.
WASHINGTON — The United States has begun to mobilize a broad coalition of allies behind potential military action in Syria and is moving toward expanded airstrikes in northern Iraq, the New York Times reported Tuesday, citing unnamed administration officials.
Runaway growth in the emission of greenhouse gases is swamping all political efforts to deal with the problem, raising the risk of "severe, pervasive and irreversible impacts" over the coming decades, according to a draft of a major new U.N. report.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised several thousand military veterans that he would fulfill his "sacred trust" to those returning from America's wars by overhauling a dysfunctional health care system, even as a new report documented "unacceptable and troubling lapses" in medical …
WASHINGTON — U.S. officials said Tuesday that an American convert to Islam who recently traveled to Syria apparently has been killed in fighting. The circumstances surrounding the death of Douglas McAuthur McCain, 33, of San Diego remain unclear.