Bill de Blasio holds a wide lead in two new polls tracking the Democratic primary Tuesday for mayor of New York, but pollsters say it's unclear whether he can get the 40 percent needed to avoid a runoff.
Dennis Rodman may not fit the standard diplomat's profile, but considering the lack of any civil contact between the US and North Korea, his basketball outreach is winning some fans.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad gave an interview to journalist Charlie Rose in which he at times sounded reasonable. But he also threatened the US, which might not have been wise.
Centenarian Monroe Isadore shot at police and was killed when a SWAT team gassed his bedroom and broke down his door. It's unclear what might have set off the confrontation.