BlackBerry Unveils Two New Smartphones
Canadian smartphone maker Research In Motion (RIM), which makes the BlackBerry, says it's back. The company is trying to reclaim a market ...
Vietnam Vets Reflect on Obama Cabinet Picks
For the first time in U.S. history, two Vietnam veterans might be running key government departments. Congress has just confirmed Senator Jo...
Guantanamo 9/11 Suspect Hearings Face Rough Start
More than 12 years after the September 11th terrorist attacks on the United States, there is still no trial date set for the alleged masterm...
Senate Gun Debate Moves to Judiciary Committee
America’s collective horror over gun violence has not forged an overwhelming consensus on how to curb the bloodshed - a fact illustrat...
A Look Back at Hillary Clinton Years as America's Top Diplomat
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who steps down as America's top diplomat Friday, has repeatedly been seen by the public as the wor...
High-Tech Images Show How Viruses Infect Cells
As people around the world contend with illnesses caused by viruses, including this year's strain of the flu or influenza, researchers cont...
France Divided Over Gay Marriage Issue
French lawmakers debate a new law Tuesday which would allow gay couples to marry and adopt children. A number of countries in Europe have en...
AU Gives $50 Million for Mali Peacekeeping
African heads of state gathered in Addis Ababa during the past few days to consider tough action aimed at confronting crises across the cont...
South Africa Struggles to Reduce Road Fatalities
After yet another deadly holiday season on South Africa’s roads, the government is calling on citizens to do more to prevent accidents...
Washington's Focus Turns to Immigration Reform, Obama Cabinet Picks
A push for U.S. immigration reform and Senate action on President Barack Obama’s cabinet picks highlight what promises to be a busy we...
China-Hollywood Connection Changes Movie Business
China has become the world's second-largest market for films, after North America, and China's box office revenues are growing by 30 perce...
Afghan Girl Weaves Special Rug for President Obama
In Afghanistan, a country known for its hand-woven carpets, a 17-year-old girl has created a special gift for U.S. President Barack Obama. ...
Colonial Ties Cloud Debate Over French Intervention in Mali
France's intervention in Mali against Islamist militants has been welcomed by most moderate Malians. For some, however, the military action...
9/11 Suspects Get New Hearings at Guantanamo
Another round of pre-trial hearings is set to get under way next week at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay in the case of Khalid Sheikh...
Analysts: Israeli Election Could Impact Obama-Netanyahu Relationship
Middle East analysts say the results of this week’s Israeli elections could set the stage for an improved relationship with Washington...
MSF Providing Medical Aid in Northern Mali
As the conflict continues in northern Mali, medical aid teams are helping civilians who’ve been displaced. Doctors Without Borders say...
Britain Could Be on Path to EU Exit
British Prime Minister David Cameron has begun a process that could lead to Britain's exit from the European Union - a result analysts say ...
Is Investing in Africa a Good Bet?
Many sub-Saharan countries have had sustained economic growth despite the global recession. But conflict, political instability and weather ...
Clinton: Benghazi Attack Part of Broader Challenge in Africa
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said last September's attack on the U.S. consulate in the Libyan city of Benghazi was part of wider...
China’s Other Pollution Problem: Water
When chemicals recently contaminated a river in China’s northern Shanxi province, it took authorities five days to report the incident...
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