Interfax: Russian ship heads for Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — Another Russian ship from the Black Sea fleet has departed for Syria, the Interfax news agency reported, citing a source at na…

Analysis: Obama takes big gamble on Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has taken a huge political gamble at home and abroad by asking Congress to sign off on his plans to…

Oil rises on US supply, economic data

NEW YORK (AP) — Prices for crude oil and natural gas moved in opposite directions Thursday after the U.S. government issued weekly supply re…

EU divided entering days of Syria talks

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — European Union nations enter high-octane talks on Syria as divided as ever, split between moral outrage over t…

Tokyo puts focus on clean record in doping

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — In a tight race to land the 2020 Olympics, Tokyo bid leaders tried Thursday to promote the country’s clean re…

Obama arrives in Russia for G-20 meetings

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Barack Obama is in St. Petersburg, Russia, for meetings with world leaders at the Group of 20 summit…