The aging craft, heading toward the Strait of Malacca, is an unlikely player in what is fast becoming an international drama.
The top court agrees to assess a law that lets the US government indefinitely detain sex offenders even after they have served their sentences.
Eye-to-eye across the US-Mexican border, two communities confront drugs, guns, and misconceptions.
Estimates that a government-run plan could cost $1.6 trillion mean it won't pass Congress, said Sen. Lindsey Graham Sunday.
Eyewitnesses say thousands of police and plainclothes militia members filled the streets to prevent rallies.
Candidate Obama opposed new free-trade agreements and wanted to renegotiate NAFTA. A global slump has changed his mind.