With Bush urging new oil exploration in coastal waters, top lawmakers respond with calls to tap the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.
On Wednesday, unidentified gunmen killed three Turkish policemen at the secure consulate building in Istanbul.
Russia says that the proposed US defense shield in Poland and the Czech Republic, an initial agreement for which was inked this week, is targeting Russia, not rogue states.
Women are believed to be carrying out attacks to avenge the deaths of loved ones, counter depression, or atone for previous actions.
Tehran has softened its tone, but tough decisions await the next US president.
Optimistic comments from the Iranian foreign minister suggest that an accord with West may yet be reached.
Muslims in Indian-administered Kashmir charged that the transfer was an attempt to tip the Hindu-Muslim ratio of the area in favor of Hindus. The protests have widened to support for independence.