The US Secretary of State dropped into Beirut Sunday to bolster US allies against Hezbollah supporters ahead of close parliamentary elections.
The outbreak is small so far. As a result, the administration is not yet taking any drastic measures.
From Angel Stadium in southern California to Fenway Park in Boston, fans laud and lampoon the president's early initiatives.
He can be a bit professorial, but he's part Reagan, part FDR, and maybe a lot of Teddy Roosevelt.
He is overseeing the boldest expansion of government in a generation. Is it a 'new pragmatism' right for the times or dangerous overreach by a young president?
Chiefs of staff to three former presidents caution that the realities of governing will increasingly set in, perhaps forcing the president to pare down his ambitious agenda.
The president will meet with three leaders from the region in coming weeks. Meanwhile, special envoy George Mitchell finds it tough going.
Pentagon and other agencies are preparing to defend against cyber attacks. Meanwhile, here are ways to protect your computer.
China wants Adil Hakimjan, who was granted political asylum, back. Sweden is now considering reversing his asylum.