International

07/23/2015 - 9:46pm

    In the midst of Iran mania, the president got tossed a question about Bill Cosby.

    Would he revoke the Presidential Medal of Freedom given to a comedian who has been accused of subverting the free will of dozens of women, and counting?

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07/23/2015 - 9:34pm

    The Dalai Lama, who may be the only octogenarian spiritual leader with a profoundly mischievous streak, has a suggestion for China’s Communist leaders: Take up reincarnation.

    I’m...

07/23/2015 - 9:30pm

    Remember the birth of the euro, when countries had to clear a set of economic hurdles to be considered worthy of membership? Those thresholds on debts and deficits had two purposes: to prevent profligate nations from tarnishing the new currency, and to make...

07/23/2015 - 9:27pm

    The first thing to understand about the deal forced on Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Sunday is that it resolves nothing. The protracted and avoidable crisis that this compact supposedly concludes may even get worse, and at best will drag on for...

07/23/2015 - 9:20pm

    After months of deadlines that turned out not to matter and final demands that weren't met, the threat of a one-way ticket from the euro seems to have finally persuaded Greece to capitulate to its creditors. For all of France's diplomatic scrambling...

07/17/2015 - 12:10am

            If there’s a world center of despair, it may be South Sudan, enveloped in an increasingly brutal war in which children are raped and then burned alive. But against that grim backdrop, one local man has undertaken a journey that is an affirmation of...

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