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The Obama Doctrine: Inarticulate or disengaged?

 It sounds like advice offered by parents to teenagers on prom night: Don't do stupid stuff. But it also is an important guiding foreign policy principle of the President of the United States.

What hand will al-Maliki play in Iraq?

While senior U.S.

Justin Bieber to plead guilty to other charges in DUI case, source says

Justin Bieber is expected to plead guilty on Wednesday to misdemeanor charges of careless driving and resisting arrest without violence in connection with his January arrest in Miami Beach, a source with knowledge of the case told CNN.

Robin Williams: Full of talent, full of demons, full of heart

 Of all the things to say about Robin Williams, the truest may be this: He made people smile.

Inside the Ebola outbreak with the CDC

There are nine of us from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention in Lagos, Nigeria.

Restoring her kimchi connection

For Hannah Chung, at least one element of her parents' culture was something of an acquired taste.

Restoring her kimchi connection

For Hannah Chung, at least one element of her parents' culture was something of an acquired taste.

Actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89

 Actress Lauren Bacall, best known for her distinctive husky voice and sultry sensuality, has died, according to the Humphrey Bogart Estate official Twitter account. She was 89.

Japan GDP growth collapses amid sales tax shock

Japan's economy suffered its worst contraction since 2011 in the second quarter as the threat of higher tax payments put consumers off major purchases.

How Ballmer's $2 billion Clippers deal could pay off

Steve Ballmer's $2 billion deal to buy the Los Angeles Clippers dwarfs the previous $550 million record price for an NBA team the way a basketball center towers over a jockey.