- Staff Writer
William Branigin writes and edits breaking news. He previously was a reporter on the Post’s national and local staffs and spent 19 years overseas, reporting in Southeast Asia, Central America, the Middle East and Europe. Before joining the Post in 1979, he was a wire service reporter in Paris and a freelancer in Tehran and Beirut. He later served as the Post’s bureau chief in Bangkok, Mexico City and Manila.
The fugitive NSA leaker expresses incredulity at the Russian leader’s denial of mass surveillance.
President Obama says more Russian officials will be subject to sanctions and signs an order that gives the U.S. authority to impose sanctions on key sectors of the Russian economy.
President Obama hosted Ukraine’s interim prime minister today in a show of support for the Kiev government.
The court says a U.S. Air Force base can bar a longtime protester even from a designated protest area.