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Is the US Trying To Start WWIII?

American diplomacy in the Ukraine crisis was summed up earlier this month by State Department senior official Victoria Neuland, a leading neocon: “F….k Europe.” On Friday,…





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Protesters Seize Presidential Palace.

KIEV, Ukraine — Abandoned by his own guards and reviled across the Ukrainian capital but still determined to recover his shredded authority, President Viktor F….



Holy War


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An incredible new look at the polar vortex

Hey East Coasters — remember last month when your nose hairs transformed into ultrasharp needles and your skin turned a Smurflike blue? So many memories… NASA has…



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US v China: is this the new cold war?

To the list of industries now dominated by China, there is one surprising new entry: Miss World. Beauty contests were banned in China by Mao…


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UKRAINE PRESIDENT FLEES CAPITAL

Ukrainian protesters have been able to enter the president’s official and residential buildings in Kiev, after they were abandoned by police. They have stationed guards outside…



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Detroit bankruptcy plan cuts pension benefits

Detroit officials are trying hard to restructure the city’s $18-billion debt by significantly cutting local workers’ pensions and payments to bondholders, US media reports. Officials filed…