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Obama slams 'anti-immigrant' sentiment in US

President Barack Obama on Thursday slammed what he said was the growing "anti-immigrant sentiment" in American politics, in what was seen as an implicit criticism of several high-profile Republican presidential candidates.
October 9, 2015

Slowly, but firmly winning the battle with cancer

We are winning the battle with cancer slowly, but firmly, as new, more effective treatments, especially those which strengthen the immune system and those that are personalized based on genetic "profiles" of each tumor and the individual patient,
October 9, 2015

US vows to investigate Afghan hospital attack

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter has called Saturday’s attack on an Afghan hospital, in which at least 22 people died, a tragic loss of life and promised a full, transparent investigation to determine if U.S. military personnel were involved.
October 5, 2015

John T. Tavlarides, longtime priest at Greek Orthodox cathedral, dies at 84

The Rev. Dr. John T. Tavlarides, who spent more than 50 years as the senior priest and later dean of St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Washington, building it into one of the country’s most prominent Orthodox Christian congregations
Washington Post: September 28, 2015

Obama to make case for diplomacy in UN address

President Barack Obama will make the case for diplomacy and collective action – highlighting U.S.-led efforts in the Middle East – when he addresses the United Nations General Assembly on Monday.
September 28, 2015

Previously neglected tiger from Greece dies in Alpine

The tiger, who was brought to San Diego after it was found neglected at a zoo outside Athens, has died.
Fox 5: October 4, 2015

Republican Candidate Carson: Muslims shouldn't be President

Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Sunday Muslims were unfit to be president of the United States, arguing that the principles of Islam are inconsistent with American values.
September 21, 2015

Russia vows to counter new US sanctions

Russia said on Wednesday it would respond in kind to new U.S. sanctions imposed on the country over the Ukraine crisis.
September 3, 2015

Obama: Climate change 'defining threat of this century'

President Barack Obama declared climate change to be the defining threat of this century as he began a historic visit to the far northwestern state of Alaska.
September 1, 2015

Moscow voted the world's unfriendliest city

With its unhelpful locals and general aloofness, Moscow has been dubbed the unfriendliest city in the world.
The Independent: September 1, 2015