International

11/20/2014 - 2:53pm

    David Cameron's gamble in promising Britain a stay-or-go referendum on membership of the European Union is growing more hazardous. Britain's prime minister wants the country to stay in the EU, but not on the existing terms. He'd like to renegotiate the contract and then recommend the new deal...

10/30/2014 - 2:27pm

    Comedian Jon Stewart's debut as a movie director entertains, enlightens and even inspires. But be warned, "Daily Show" fans: In case you haven't heard, it's not a comedy.

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10/30/2014 - 2:25pm

    "I don't oppose all wars," said Barack Obama, then an Illinois state senator, in 2002. "What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war."

    Few would...

10/30/2014 - 1:57pm

    Two years ago, Jeffrey Niehaus was a popular teacher at the University of Victoria in British Columbia. An American, Niehaus had applied for permanent residency in Canada. But Canada turned him down. The reason? The psychology professor's 4-year-old son...

10/30/2014 - 1:33pm

    Reading the papers these days I find that the two world leaders who stir the most passion in me are Pope Francis and Vladimir Putin, the president of Russia. One is everything you'd want in a leader, the other everything you wouldn't want. One holds...

10/30/2014 - 1:23pm

    Forty-one years ago this month, the Arab oil embargo began. The countries that were part of it belonged, of course, to the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries - OPEC - which had banded together 13 years earlier to strengthen their ability to...

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