A US student learned something about Soviet diplomacy while visiting during the 1980 Olympic men's hockey 'miracle on ice.'
Quirky, comical essays explore the relationship between Russian literature and life.
The problem isn’t the faith of believers like Drew Brees. It’s the media assumption that every person of faith adheres to a highly traditional version of Christianity.
Concerns about the ability of Greece, Spain, and Portugal to pay their debts caused the Dow Jones Industrial average to drop more than 100 points, closing below 10000 for the first time since early November.
President Obama has responded to recent setbacks by striking a more populist tone, and his primary target has been Wall Street. Bankers are hoping he takes a more inclusive line in his State of the Union address Wednesday.
A writer recalls a Soviet childhood, lived at the height of the cold war.
A Haitian woman, Madame Marcus, holds her newborn baby boy after giving birth to her second child at a makeshift hospital run by the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (B-FAST) in a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Wednesday. A 6.1-magnitude shook the capital on Wednesday morning, a little over a week after the city was devastated by a 7.0 earthquake, which killed and displaced hundreds of thousands.
Workers de-ice a cargo plane at the airport in Munich, Germany, on Monday after Germany was hit with heavy snowfall over the weekend.
United States Agency for International Development (USAID) search and rescue officials and K-9 Units depart from Fairfax, Va., for Haiti on Wednesday. A 7.0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti on Tuesday and International Red Cross spokesman Paul Conneally said an estimated 3 million people may have been affected by the quake and that it would take a day or two for a clear picture of the scope of the destruction to emerge.
Festive lights cover a house on 34th St in Baltimore's Hampden neighborhood.