By Michal Conger | 11/26/13 03:48 PM
Eleven federal agencies that declined to testify at a Sept. 18 hearing on their global warming spending also missed a Nov. 22 deadline to provide a congressional panel with written information about the issue. The House Committee on Energy and Commerce asked officials at 14 agencies to testify...
By Karl Ritter | 11/25/13 08:24 AM
WARSAW, Poland — After another U.N. climate conference gave only modest results, European Climate Commissioner Connie Hedegaard says the process needs to provide a "substantial answer" to global warming in two years to remain relevant.
By James Jay Carafano | 11/24/13 09:33 AM
It has bounced around the Senate for more than a year without winning ratification. Yet supporters of the United Nations' Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities are back, pushing for yet another vote before senators head home for Christmas.
By Joel Gehrke | 11/24/13 06:15 PM
President Obama's latest diplomatic effort to stop Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon raises the danger of such a bomb being detonated by terrorists in the United States, according to a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. In the short term, "we've got young men...
By Joel Gehrke | 11/18/13 03:52 PM
Between Syrian chemical weapons, Iran's nuclear program, and other humanitarian crises, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power has a full plate. And now, she's taking on distracted driving.
11/18/13 09:16 AM
The coal industry needs to change rapidly to help prevent global warming by leaving most of the fuel in the ground and closing the least efficient power plants, the top climate official at the United Nations said. Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on...
By Susan Crabtree | 11/15/13 06:52 AM
President Obama’s push to broker a deal with Iran over its nuclear program is rattling the international community and Capitol Hill, presenting the White House with its latest foreign policy challenge. Secretary of State John Kerry's proposal to provide limited relief from sanctions if Iran...
By Associated Press | 11/11/13 10:36 AM
WARSAW, POLAND — The devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan cast a gloom over U.N. climate talks Monday as the envoy from the Philippines broke down in tears and announced he would fast until a "meaningful outcome is in sight." Yeb Sano's emotional appeal was met with a standing ovation at the...
By Meghashyam Mali | 11/11/13 09:13 AM
Iranian state television on Monday announced that Tehran had reached a deal with United Nations negotiators to expand inspection of the country’s nuclear facilities, according to reports.
11/10/13 04:57 PM
With a first round of nuclear negotiations with world powers ending without agreement, Iranian officials looked ahead Sunday to parallel talks with the U.N.'s nuclear chief amid reminders that concessions by Tehran have limits.
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