As part of the ongoing effort to clean up Japan’s crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant, Toshiba Inc. has co-developed a scorpion-like robot that officials hope can help determine the condition of melted fuel in the plant’s Unit 2 reactor.
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini will join Iran nuclear talks in Vienna on July 2.
Law enforcement officers are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank and fled the scene in a wheelchair.
President of the financial consultant firm Ely & Company, Inc., Bert Ely claims that the US Congress would not bail out Puerto Rico because of the unfair precedent it would set for struggling US states and cities.
Special Report: Current U.S. foreign policy is driven by neoconservative ideologues and tough-talking “liberal interventionists” who spread chaos and death around the world while failing to serve real American interests. It’s time for a fundamental rethinking, writes former U.S. Show More Summary
A Washington man, arrested over writing a bad check, has died after he was given less than two gallons of water during his 13-day imprisonment.
A lawmaker of the ruling Syriza party claims that the refusal of creditors to accept Athens' proposals on debt settlement, demonstrates that the European Union wants to bring Greece to its knees by imposing strict economic reforms.
The US now has more Spanish speakers than all of Spain, and claims the second largest Spanish-speaking population in the world after Mexico.
Russia considers unreasonable to offer Ukraine a gas discount of more than $40 per 1,000 cubic meters.
The European finance ministers will convene for another teleconference on the subject of the Greek debt crisis.
German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says he hopes to reach a deal with Iran on its disputed nuclear program.
In lock-step with Israeli hardliners, U.S. neocons continue their campaign to block a nuclear deal with Iran even if the tight restrictions would serve broad American interests and avert another Mideast war. That has left Secretary of State Kerry in a dangerous game of chicken, writes ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar. By Paul R. Pillar…
EU-US trade deal is democratic, "social and ecological danger" and it goes "against the consumers’ and workers’ rights," a spokesman for Spain’s green party Equo told Sputnik Tuesday.
The evolution of thought on gay marriage shows how religions can adapt to humanistic trends of society, but religious fundamentalists refuse to budge from ancient prejudices, a challenge confronting not only Judaism and Christianity but Islam, as ex-CIA officer Graham E. Fuller describes. By Graham E. Fuller Human sexuality has always been a deeply controversial…
Al-Qaeda's status as the leading Islamic militant group in Yemen is being challenged by the so-called Islamic State, and some experts think the two terror groups will be fighting each other in just a few months.
The North Carolina-based Loyal White Knights chapter of the Ku Klux Klan has been granted approval to hold a rally at the South Carolina State House, a major flashpoint in the current debate over displays of the Confederate flag in the US, on July 18.
Greek Deputy Prime Minister Giannis Dragasakis says the Greek government requested IMF to postpone its $1.7-billion loan repayment tranche until November.
Ukraine's Naftogaz says it will suspend purchases of natural gas from Russia's Gazprom.
Christians will have no choice but to abandon society and return to the Nineteenth Century
Rand Paul is notable among the nearly 20 GOP presidential candidates for his stated desire to reach out to African American voters, but Paul might have stumbled on that front yesterday when he met with anti-government activist and rancher...Show More Summary