Former President George W. Bush talks with 8-year-old Whitney Grace Dodson as he signs copies of his book, "Decision Points," at a store near his Dallas home.
China and other leading nations say they view the Fed’s move to buy up $600 billion in US Treasury bonds, on top of earlier purchases, as timed to put them on the defensive at the G20 summit in Seoul.
Obama leaves for Asia Thursday, and though he won't stop in China, China's rising influence will be a constant topic of discussion in India, Indonesia, South Korea, and Japan.
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev visited the Kuril Islands Monday, ruffling Japan, which also claims what it calls the Northern Territories. Japan has recently sparred with China over disputed islands.
Garry Davis renounced his US citizenship 62 years ago and declared himself "World Citizen No. 1." Why would he do that?
Future opportunity for US growth depends on whether President Obama focuses on Southeast Asia, not just China and India.
Obama is expected to receive a warm welcome in South Korea, where top issues on agenda are North Korea talks and a free trade agreement.
President Obama and other APEC leaders agreed there wasn't enough time to reach an agreement on climate change at the Copenhagen summit next month.