The U.S. and European Union must move quickly to exert economic pressure on Russian President Vladmir Putin for his attempt to seize a part of Ukraine, senators who recently returned from the embattled nation said Sunday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin defended Sunday’s referendum in the breakaway Ukrainian region of Crimea as fully in accordance with international law in a phone call with U.S. President Barack Obama, the Kremlin said in a statement.
The U.S. and the European Union on Sunday immediately rejected the results of Crimea’s referendum, saying the international community should respond with concrete measures against Russia for its actions in Ukraine.
Top U.S. lawmakers on the House Homeland Security committee downplayed a terrorism connection in the disappearance of Flight 370 and said the focus is now on whether the pilot or c0-pilot played a role.
The Crimean referendum on joining Russia is a “done deal,” and the U.S. should focus on pressuring Russian President Vladimir Putin and providing military assistance to Ukraine, Sen. John McCain said Sunday.
The latest on the crisis in Ukraine and referendum in Crimea, as well as the mystery surrounding Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 will likely be in the spotlight on Sunday’s political talk shows. Here are the lineups, as compiled by the Associated Press.
A memo written early in Bill Clinton’s presidency lays out a plan for a two-day hearing on health-care reform and acknowledges that the main objective was to give the White House political cover when groups complain that their views haven’t been heard.
Included in the records from the Clinton presidency made public Friday afternoon was a draft of the guest list (begins on page 106) for a 1998 state dinner during British Prime Minister Tony Blair's visit. Here's a look at some of the names.
The latest documents from the Clinton Presidential Library offer insights into the White House’s effort to strike the right tone after the Supreme Court ruled in George W. Bush’s favor, resolving the dispute over the 2000 presidential election
The Clinton administration documents show the president’s aides grappling with terrorism as a rising phenomenon, particularly after the 1996 attack on the Khobar Towers in Saudi Arabia. That attack killed 19 U.S. servicemen and left hundreds injured. A federal judge later ruled that Hezbollah carried out the bombing under the direction of Iran.
In July 1998, National Security Council staffer Jonathan Elkind sought guidance on whether Vice President Al Gore should raise the issue of Russian archival data on Lee Harvey Oswald in a meeting with Russian Prime Minister Sergey Kiriyenko.
It wasn’t long ago that talking about marijuana legalization was on the fringe of American politics, and the idea was largely dismissed by the mainstream. But a range of polls suggests that is no longer the case. In fact, 2014 may be remembered as the year marijuana legalization went mainstream in politics.