International

(Undated) -- Germanwings officials are confirming that at least two U.S. citizens were among those on board the plane that crashed in the southern French Alps on Tuesday. Authorities say they still don't know what caused the German passenger jet to go down, but one of the black...
(Washington, DC) -- There are reports that President Obama won't meet with the new NATO chief while Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg is in Washington this week. "Bloomberg View" reports Stoltenberg's office asked for a meeting with the President and didn't get any response...
(Moscow) -- A Russian passenger plane is safely on the ground after making an emergency landing because of an engine failure. The Boeing 737 operated by UTair landed in the Russian city of St. Petersburg with more than 70 people on board. No injuries were reported.
(Houston, TX) -- A Houston family is getting hopeful about a report suggesting the U.S. is trying to free their son, kidnapped journalist Austin Tice. Debra Tice tells the "Houston Chronicle" her heart started singing when French newspaper "Le Figaro" claimed emissaries were...
(Beijing) -- China is pushing Iran to reach a deal on its nuclear program with major world powers. In a phone call with his Iranian counterpart, China's foreign minister called the deal "the will of the people," which is in the best interest of all sides. The deadline for a...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama insists that the U.S. commitment to Israel's security is unshakeable. The President also acknowledges some reevaluation of the U.S. approach to peace in the Middle East. During a White House news conference, Obama expressed doubts about a...
(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is not commenting on a "Wall Street Journal" report that Israel has spied on the Iran nuclear talks. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been an outspoken critic of the U.S.-led nuclear negotiations with Iran. During a White House...
(Washington, DC) -- The U.S. troop drawdown in Afghanistan is being put on hold. In a White House news briefing with new Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, President Obama said he remains committed to ending more than a decade of war in Afghanistan. Ghani asked Obama to slow the...
(Undated) -- France's interior minister says a black box recorder from the German airliner that crashed in the French Alps has been found. He said the black box was found a few hours after the crash of the Germanwings Airbus and it will be examined immediately. It's believed...