ASPEN, Colo. — At the public kickoff of a discussion here about U.S. policy toward Russia and Ukraine, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates joked that his favorite definition of diplomacy was “petting a dog and saying ‘nice doggie’ until you can find a rock.”
Russia’s ban on food imported from the West won’t make a ruble’s difference to Montana farmers, officials have said.
Millions of immigrants come to the U.S. every year to study, work and seek new lives, including an estimated 11.7 million people currently living in the U.S. illegally.
During Easter time, I sent my sister a bouquet of flowers. I was a house guest at that time and thought that a floral arrangement would be a great hostess gift. In fact, when I arrived, she commented that she had received not one, but two arrangements of flowers. Why did I send two?
Montana is well-known across the country for a lot of things – beautiful mountains, the great outdoors, friendly people – and a great place to do business.
WASHINGTON — The world has been so chaotic lately that it was easy to overlook two U.S. diplomatic maneuvers — involving the turbulent nations of Afghanistan and Iran — that avoided what could have been dangerous ruptures.
WASHINGTON — In President Obama's sometimes maddeningly cautious foreign policy, you can see him struggling to answer what may be the hardest question of his presidency: How should the United States project power in a disorderly world without making the same mistakes it did in Iraq and Afghanistan?
Climate change is an accelerating threat to national security.
WASHINGTON — You cannot talk for very long to a conservative these days without hearing the words "constitutional" and "constitutionalist."
Now more than ever, women are striking out and traveling by themselves both for business and pleasure. And, although their reasons for traveling are similar to their male counterparts, women traveling alone have very different needs and concerns. From safety issues to cultural variations, wo…
One of the most important Made in Montana exports doesn’t involve loading commodities on trains, jumbo jets or pipelines. In fact, this product is consumed without ever leaving the state.
Billings-based Kampgrounds of America has rolled out the first national television campaign in its 52-year history, hoping to capitalize on a rebound in the popularity of recreational vehicles.
Team USA lost 1-0 to Germany in pool play Thursday in the World Cup, but advances to the knockout stage.
WASHINGTON — A glimpse of the passionate loyalty inspired by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the insurgent group known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, comes in a recent video made by a 20-year-old Muslim recruit from the British city of Cardiff, Wales.
The first three words of the U.S. and Montana’s Constitutions — We the People — are words of inclusion. No natural person is excluded. We the People includes everybody; no exceptions.
WASHINGTON — What would an effective, quick response to the catastrophic civil wars in Iraq and Syria look like? Sometimes in foreign policy, as in sports, it can be useful to visualize the right technique and then hit the ball.
WASHINGTON — Let’s look at the reality on the ground in the Middle East: Iraq and Syria are effectively partitioned along sectarian lines; Lebanon and Yemen are close to fracturing; Turkey, Egypt and Saudi Arabia survive intact, but as increasingly authoritarian states.
With federal highway funds running on empty, U.S. Sen. John Walsh, D-Mont., is calling on senators to pay the bill by ending tax breaks for businesses sending jobs offshore.
Now that the primaries are over, it’s time to take the temperature of the political climate in Montana. And wherever politicians in this state might stand on the issues of water and weather, they would all agree that, when it comes to politics, our state will get a whole lot warmer in the ne…
WASHINGTON — When CBS News brought Dwight Eisenhower back to Normandy for the 20th anniversary of the D-Day landings in 1964, you might have expected the former commander of Allied forces to conclude with a triumphal comment. Instead, CBS captured an anguished Eisenhower against the backdrop…