World Jul 07

Kerry pledges American support to Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday pledged sustained American support to Ukraine and offered assurances that the United States stands by the former Soviet republic in its territorial disputes with Russia.

Politics Sep 18

Obama, Ukraine president to meet at White House

WASHINGTON — In a symbolic show of support for Ukraine’s fledgling government, President Barack Obama is meeting with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in the Oval Office on Thursday after the leader of the former Soviet republic speaks to a rare…

Politics Sep 18

President Obama says no to ground troops — again

Today in the Morning Line: Obama reiterates there will be no U.S. ground troops fighting Islamic State group Poroshenko makes the rounds in D.C. Biden veers off course on Iowa trip House approves plan to arm Syrian opposition; Senate…

In our news wrap Wednesday, the Russian Navy test-launched a new intercontinental ballistic missile that can hold 10 nuclear warheads. Meanwhile, Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko told his cabinet that the majority of Russian forces have left eastern Ukraine. Also, monsoon…

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