- First Lady Obama To China's Students: Freedom Of Speech Is A 'Universal Right'
March 24 2014 12:05 PM
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama's trip has been mostly fun and games, but she also took an opportunity to plug democracy.
- Regarding 2014, Nate Silver Has Bad News For The Democrats
March 24 2014 11:40 AM
Arguably the best election analyst of the early postmodern era says the data points to a slight GOP gain, but things could change.
- Texas Man Awarded $567K In Sexual Harassment Suit
March 24 2014 10:39 AM
The jury found ex-Galveston County Constable Pam Matranga repeatedly sexually harassed her deputy during a six-month period in 2011.
- Japan To Turn Over Nuclear Material To US
March 24 2014 9:45 AM
As world leaders gather for third nuclear security summit, Japan's decision holds global political significance.
- New Objects Spotted In Indian Ocean By Australian Aircraft
March 24 2014 2:49 AM
Earlier, a Chinese plane reported a similar sighting in the same area as the search for Flight MH370 entered Day 17.
- Immigration Reform Advocates To Obama: What Happened To 'Year Of Action?'
March 21 2014 4:19 PM
Obama's call for a deportation policy review is unnecessary to some advocates, who are still waiting for him to act unilaterally to stop deportations.
- These Sanctioned Russian Individuals Have Direct Access To Putin
March 21 2014 4:09 PM
The Russian individuals being sanctioned by the U.S. Department of Treasury are well known players close to President Vladimir Putin.
- Biden's Obamacare Sales Pitch
March 21 2014 1:00 PM
With the March 31 deadline approaching, the White House is making a last-ditch effort to increase Obamacare enrollment.
- This Week In IBTimes Magazine
March 21 2014 10:55 AM
Selected features take you on a deep dive into global economics and geopolitics.
- Who Is Russian Oil Billionaire Gennady Timchenko?
March 21 2014 10:41 AM
The Russian oil billionaire and close Putin associate is a key target of recently imposed sanctions.
- Why The Pentagon Is Reviewing Russian-Built Engines
March 21 2014 10:34 AM
Could Russian engines used in U.S. Air Force rockets pose a national security risk for the United States?
- US Sanctions Reveal How Putin Himself Profits From Oil Trading
March 21 2014 10:18 AM
U.S. sanctions against Russian businessmen appear to have demonstrated a link between an oil mogul and President Vladimir Putin.
- Miscarriage Of Justice In The Sinclair Case?
March 21 2014 1:58 AM
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair was spared jail time and a dismissal from service by the trial judge.
- Russian Military Contracts With West Under Threat By Sanctions
March 20 2014 6:24 PM
Sanctions against Russia could lead to billion-dollar contracts getting canceled by the U.S. and France.
- Obama: 'I Want My Daughters To Have The Same Chances As Men'
March 20 2014 5:03 PM
Before the first White House Summit on Working families, the president urges Congress to pass the minimum-wage increase to help low-income women.
- Who Was Fred Phelps?
March 20 2014 2:01 PM
The founder of the controversial Westboro Baptist Church known for picketing funerals died Thurs. What drove him to become so hateful?
- Why Pelosi Is Unhappy With Obamacare (The Phrase, Not The Policy)
March 20 2014 12:58 PM
President Obama has used the word "Obamacare" before. But when a reporter said it on Thursday, Nancy Pelosi had to shut it down.
- Meet Margie Simms: Fred Phelps' Wife Supported Westboro Baptist Church
March 20 2014 12:47 PM
Fred Phelps and Margie Simms married in 1952, a year after they met at the Arizona Bible Institute.
- Philip Saliba, Head Of Antiochian Orthodox Church, Dead At Age 82
March 20 2014 12:17 PM
Philip Saliba turned a small and largely Arab-speaking church into a major and genuinely diverse North American denomination of eastern Orthodox Christians.
- Instead Of Trade Agreements, US And Russia Now Trading Sanctions
March 20 2014 11:38 AM
President Obama signed an executive order imposing more sanctions against Russian officials and Russia's financial sector.