Forbes magazine ranked Michelle Obama ahead of German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and GOP figure Sarah Palin.
The announcement came during the Kremlin's meeting today with the Committee to Protect Journalists. Rights groups have been pressing to address major unsolved murders, such as the slaying of Anna Politkovskaya.
As an antiterror measure, the US government has deployed mobile X-ray technology to randomly scan cars and trucks. But the measure is riling privacy proponents.
The 400 richest Americans are worth almost $1.4 trillion, while record numbers join the poverty rolls and Democrats punt the tax-cut vote.
Forbes 400: Things are on the up for US billionaires with more than half of them adding to their net worth in a year which once again saw Bill Gates as the richest of them all, Forbes magazine said on Wednesday.
Quarterback Michael Vick has won the starting job with the Philadelphia Eagles by changing who he is – both on and off the field – after spending 20 months in prison for dogfighting.
The US civil rights movement was influenced by anticolonial ideals – such as equality and freedom.
But a majority of Americans don't believe Obama has affected race relations in the US one way or the other, according to a new Monitor/TIPP poll.
Newt Gingrich has joined conservative columnist Dinesh D'Souza in criticizing President Obama as having adopted his Kenyan father's 'anticolonialist' ideas. When did being 'anticolonial' become a bad thing in the US?
North Carolina State Employees' Credit Union (NCSECU) offers a program that helps customers avoid overdraft fees. Can such innovations lure customers away from big banks?