Obama, Putin Meet One-On-One For First Time In Over 2 Years At UNPresident Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin clashed over their competing visions for Syria, with Obama urging a political transition to replace the Syrian president but Putin warning it would be a mistake.
L.I. Congressman Helps Bring Family's Newly Adopted Son Home For The HolidaysBill and Marianna Lacal of Port Washington have been trying to adopt 16-year-old Vadim from Ukraine, but were bogged down by visa and paperwork issues.
Obama Calls For Dismantling ISIS 'Network Of Death'President Barack Obama told the assembled leaders that the "only language understood by killers like this is the language of force.''
Obama Talks About Ukraine, ISIS At Close Of NATO SummitSpeaking at the close of a two-day NATO summit in Wales, President Barack Obama commented Friday on the situations in Ukraine and Iraq.
Sen. Menendez Wants Tougher Sanctions For RussiaDemocratic Sen. Robert Menendez, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said after meeting with leaders and locals, there's no doubt Russia has invaded Ukraine.
CBS News Poll: Most Americans Sympathize With Israel In ConflictA new CBS News poll showed most Americans sympathize with Israel in the current conflict with Hamas, view Russia as unfriendly or an enemy, and disapprove of President Barack Obama’s handling of foreign affairs.
Hillary Clinton On Facebook Chat: Tougher Sanctions Are Needed On RussiaFormer U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that the U.S. and Europe should work together to develop tougher sanctions on Russia.
Obama Calls For 'Immediate And Full Access' To Malaysia Airlines Crash SiteThe chaotic Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 recovery effort stumbled again Monday as the U.N. Security Council is set to vote on a resolution demanding international access to the crash site and a cease-fire in the area.
Rebels In Ukraine Take Full Control Of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Crash BodiesU.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Ukraine's separatists were to blame for the downing of the aircraft.
Ukraine Accuses Russia Of Helping Separatists Destroy Evidence In Malaysia Airlines CrashUkraine accused Russia on Saturday of helping separatist rebels destroy evidence at the crash site of a Malaysia Airlines plane shot down in rebel-held territory -- a charge the rebels denied.
American On Board Downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 Was New Jersey NativeIn remarks from the White House, the president said Friday that Flight MH17 was shot down by a surface-to-air missile in an area controlled by Russian-backed separatists.
Some Airlines Altering Routes After Malaysia Airlines Flight DownedBut now, with nearly 300 killed in Friday's crash in eastern Ukraine, frequent flyers say they'll check their flight paths online and hope airlines rethink routes over hot spots.