At last: Streisand memoir ‘My Name is Barbra’ coming Nov. 7February 7, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Barbra Streisand's very long and very long-awaited memoir, a project she has talked about for years, is coming out this fall. Viking, a Penguin Random House imprint, will release “My Name is Barbra” on Nov.
UK’s Johnson gives Churchill award to Ukraine’s ZelenskyyJuly 26, 2022 GMT
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday presented Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy with the Sir Winston Churchill Leadership Award, drawing comparisons between the two leaders in times of crises.
Harris calls water security a foreign policy priorityJune 1, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris said Wednesday the U.S. is safer if people in other countries have sufficient water to drink, grow food and safely dispose of sewage, emphasizing that water access is a foreign policy priority.
Biden lunches with Clinton as midterms loomMay 2, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden had lunch Monday with former President Bill Clinton as Democrats are facing long odds to retain their congressional majorities in November’s midterm elections — a predicament the former president knows only too well from his own time in office.
Madeleine Albright honored by Biden, other world leadersApril 27, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — A veritable who's who of Washington's political and foreign policy elite gathered Wednesday to pay their last respects to the late Madeleine Albright, a child of conflict-ravaged Europe who arrived in the U.S.
Albright acted as model, mentor for generations of womenMarch 26, 2022 GMT
CHICAGO (AP) — Dissatisfied with the temporary job she accepted after graduating from the University of Chicago, Sahana Dharmapuri felt the pressure to find work using her studies of the Middle East and public policy.
60 miles from Ukraine, Biden sees refugee crisis in PolandMarch 25, 2022 GMT
RZESZOW, Poland (AP) — Just 60 miles from Ukraine, President Joe Biden saluted Poland on Friday for welcoming more than 2 million refugees who have fled Russia's invasion. Then he met with humanitarian experts on the ground about what will be needed to mitigate the growing suffering.
Memories of Albright: A legacy of bluntness and convictionMarch 24, 2022 GMT
The last full working day of Bill Clinton’s presidency ended with a dreary Washington winter afternoon. Wind-swept rain and sleet pounded on the windows of Madeleine Albright’s seventh-floor office at the State Department, obscuring her usually clear view of the Lincoln Memorial.
Balkans split over Madeleine Albright’s wartime legacyMarch 24, 2022 GMT
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A monument in Kosovo, a snake named after her in Serbia. Madeleine Albright was either loved or hated in the Balkans for her pivotal role during the southern European region's wars of the 1990s.
Albright fled the Nazis, climbed to the summit of diplomacyMarch 24, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Madeleine Albright fled the Nazis as a child and climbed to the summit of diplomacy and foreign policy in the United States, breaking the glass ceiling as the first female secretary of state and setting the pace for other women to follow.
Holcomb directs flags be flown at half-staff for AlbrightMarch 24, 2022 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb directed flags at state properties be flown at half-staff Wednesday to honor the life and legacy of former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.
Flags should be flown at half-staff until sunset on Sunday.
Madeleine Albright, 1st female US secretary of state, diesMarch 24, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Madeleine Albright, a child refugee from Nazi- and then Soviet-dominated Eastern Europe who rose to become the first female secretary of state and a mentor to many current and former American statesmen and women, died Wednesday of cancer, her family said.
US, world leaders mourn former top diplomat AlbrightMarch 24, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Reaction to the death of Madeleine Albright, the first female U.S. secretary of state. Albright's family said Wednesday that she had died of cancer at age 84.
‘She became our voice’: Albright hailed by world leadersMarch 24, 2022 GMT
WASHINGTON (AP) — As she pressed the Clinton administration into action against Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic over war crimes in the Balkans, Madeleine Albright would harken back to her own childhood as a refugee from war-torn Europe.