- Riot police storm opposition offices in Ukraine Updated: Dec-09-13 4:50 pm
- As student, Obama drew inspiration from Mandela Updated: Dec-09-13 4:25 pm
- Biden calls Ukraine leader, urges halt to violence Updated: Dec-09-13 2:47 pm
- Biden signs Mandela condolence book at embassy Updated: Dec-09-13 11:19 am
- China withholds visas for NYT, Bloomberg reporters Updated: Dec-09-13 3:42 am
- Analysis: Crises in Asia let Biden show US resolve Updated: Dec-08-13 10:04 am
- Duggan's plans include speedier house demolitions Updated: Dec-07-13 4:41 pm
- Allain remembered at Mississippi Capitol service Updated: Dec-06-13 7:08 pm
- Biden: Asia's growth 'a chance to bend history' Updated: Dec-06-13 11:40 am
- Biden meets with SKorea leader, pledges Asia focus Updated: Dec-05-13 11:11 pm
- Biden spotlights China treatment of US journalists Updated: Dec-05-13 11:25 am
- Obama: Income inequality a defining challenge Updated: Dec-04-13 7:09 pm
- US toasts stronger ties with former Soviet state Updated: Dec-04-13 6:17 pm
- Biden in China amid spat over air defense zone Updated: Dec-03-13 10:53 pm
- China says resolved to enforce air defense zone Updated: Dec-03-13 10:49 pm
- Editorial: Biden's Far East trip assumes new importance Updated: Dec-03-13 5:18 pm
- Immigrant activists end DC fast, pass baton Updated: Dec-03-13 4:13 pm
- Florida activists join immigrants in national fast Updated: Dec-03-13 11:38 am
- VP Biden opens weeklong Asia trip with Tokyo stop Updated: Dec-02-13 7:58 pm
- Biden visits Asia amid Japan-SKorea's toxic ties Updated: Dec-02-13 10:43 am
- Biden, Christie share connection at U of Delaware Updated: Dec-01-13 3:57 pm
- Obama visits activists fasting for immigration Updated: Nov-29-13 5:53 pm
- China sends warplanes into air defense zone Updated: Nov-28-13 11:49 pm
- Problems pile up in Asia for US policymakers Updated: Nov-27-13 1:34 pm
- Biden seeks center in Obama's sphere of influence Updated: Nov-27-13 1:22 pm
KIEV, Ukraine - Heavily armed riot troops broke into the offices of a top Ukrainian opposition party in Kiev and seized its servers Monday, the party said, as anti-government protests crippled the capital for yet another day.
WASHINGTON - The comparisons are perhaps inevitable. President Barack Obama and former South African leader Nelson Mandela each served as their nation's first black president, living symbols of struggles to overcome deep-seated racial tensions. Each was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden has urged Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych (yah-noo-KOH'-vich) to defuse escalating tensions in Kiev, where protesters and riot police squared off in the biggest of three weeks of demonstrations.
WASHINGTON - Vice President Joe Biden honored the memory of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela Monday by making an inscription in a condolence book at the South African Embassy that said Americans will strive to live by his example.
BEIJING - Chinese authorities have been withholding residence visas for reporters working for The New York Times and Bloomberg in apparent retaliation for the agencies' investigative stories on wealth accumulated by leaders' families.
SEOUL, South Korea - As Vice President Joe Biden left for Asia on a mission to reinforce America's determination to be a major Pacific player, a regional crisis over disputed airspace threatened to drown out his message.
DETROIT - Mayor-elect Mike Duggan told a group of community leaders Saturday that reducing the time it takes to tear down vacant houses and buildings in Detroit and making better use of grants aimed at tackling blight are part of his neighborhood revitalization plan.
JACKSON, Mississippi - Friends and political allies on Friday remembered former Mississippi Gov. Bill Allain as an intelligent man who challenged the power structure and fought for everyday working people who couldn't afford lobbyists.
SEOUL, South Korea - Seeking to reassure wary allies, Vice President Joe Biden on Friday pushed back against those who question America's commitment to Asia, which has at times been obscured by an array of distractions at home and abroad.
SEOUL, South Korea - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden declared Friday that America's pledge to expand its Asian footprint shouldn't be doubted as he met with South Korean President Park Geun-hye.
BEIJING - Casting a spotlight on China's controls on the media, Vice President Joe Biden met with U.S. journalists working in Beijing Thursday after publicly criticizing how they're treated by China's government.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama prodded Congress to raise wages and secure the social safety net as he issued an overarching appeal Wednesday to correct economic inequalities that he said make it harder for a child to escape poverty. "That should offend all of us," he declared. "We are a better country than this."
CHISINAU, Moldova - Between diplomatic headaches in Afghanistan and the Mideast, John Kerry spent happy hour Wednesday praising a wine-producing but poor Eastern European nation for resisting Russia's grasp.
BEIJING - Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Beijing for meetings with top Chinese leaders amid an international spat over China's new air defense zone.
BEIJING - China says it is fully capable of enforcing its newly declared maritime air defense zone that has drawn strong denunciations from the U.S., Japan and other nations.
Vice President Joe Biden is not noted for his diplomatic skills. He is, however, noted for being plain-spoken, even disconcertingly blunt. He may need the latter trait more than the former during his current week-long tour of East Asia.
MIAMI - Three immigrant advocates on a hunger strike to pressure lawmakers to change the country's immigration system ended their three-week fast Tuesday on the National Mall, while a new group of fasters including U.S. Rep. Joseph Kennedy III took their place.
MIAMI - Nearly a dozen Florida immigration advocates are fasting for the day in solidarity with activists on a hunger strike in Washington.
TOKYO - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has opened a weeklong trip to Asia aimed at showing the U.S. is still committed to increasing its engagement and influence in the region.
SEOUL, South Korea - When South Korean fans at a soccer game against Japan unfurled two massive banners honoring men considered national heroes for battling Japanese invaders, organizers took them down, Tokyo grumbled - and South Koreans cheered yet another sign of defiance against their former colonizer.
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Friday told activists who are fasting to protest House inaction on immigration legislation that their "commitment to change" ultimately will help pressure lawmakers to act.
BEIJING - China said it sent warplanes into its newly declared maritime air defense zone days after the U.S., South Korea and Japan all sent flights through the airspace in broadening defiance of rules Beijing says it has imposed over the East China Sea.
WASHINGTON - While the Obama administration is making diplomatic progress on some of the Mideast's thorniest security issues, problems are piling up in Asia, a region that President Barack Obama had wanted to play a bigger part in American foreign policy.
WASHINGTON - When President Barack Obama summoned congressional leaders for an urgent meeting last month, at the height of a fiscal crisis, Joe Biden wasn't initially mentioned as a participant. The vice president's staff quickly followed up with reporters, in case any had been wondering: Biden would be there, too.