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File photo of Sen. Dianne Feinstein, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Feinstein Says ‘UK Makes A Difference’ Hours Before They Vote Against Syria Attack

Sen. Dianne Feinstein stated that the support and participation of the United Kingdom would make a difference to the administration of President Barack Obama as he continues to contemplate a military strike against Syria in retaliation for alleged chemical attacks. She made the comments hours before British parliament voted against military action in Syria late Thursday, leaving only the United States and France as the core of any coalition for action.

08/30/2013

The White House says President Barack Obama has picked the finance chairman for his re-election campaign to be the U.S. ambassador to Britain.  JESSICA GOW/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Fundraising Chairman Tapped as Ambassador to Britain

The White House says President Barack Obama has picked the finance chairman for his re-election campaign to be the U.S. ambassador to Britain.

07/09/2013

British Foreign Secretary William Hague speaks at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., on June 25, 2013. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Senior British Official Defends Intel-Sharing Ties With US

A senior British official defended the country’s intelligence-sharing ties with the United States on Tuesday, as governments in both countries face criticism about snooping on citizens.

06/26/2013

U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, center, is escorted as he leaves a military court for the day June 3, 2013 at Fort Meade in Maryland. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

British Activists Rallying Around Manning During WikiLeaks Trial

It’s rare for an American to generate more sympathy abroad than he or she does at home, but Bradley Manning and his trial are unique in a host of ways.

06/04/2013

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Valentine’s Traditions From Around The World

With Valentine’s Day coming up, it can be interesting to learn the different Valentine’s Day traditions that vary with each country. The day that honors love is celebrated in different ways around the globe.

01/22/2013

File photo of people shopping at a grocery store. (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: 50 Percent Of World’s Food Is Wasted

Half of the world’s food is going to waste, including in countries such as the United States.

01/14/2013

Distinctive American cultural values have -- often considered negative to many Europeans -- have receded in recent years. (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: American ‘Values’ More European Since First Obama Term

Although a transatlantic cultural gap still exists on certain issues, many Americans have started to think more similarly to Europeans since the beginning of President Obama’s first term.

12/05/2012

British Prime Minister David Cameron welcomes Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at 10 Downing street in London, on May 4, 2011. (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Cameron Warns Netanyahu Not To Launch Military Strike On Iran Right Now

British Prime Minister David Cameron warns Israel that now is not the time to launch a military strike against Iran.

10/16/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Falls Flat In London But Still Rakes In Cash From Libor Bankers

Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.

07/27/2012