Once Democrat Carte Goodwin is sworn in Tuesday to replace the late Sen. Robert Byrd, Senate Democrats will have the votes to try again to extend unemployment insurance to the jobless.
The arrival of Iran nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri, who reportedly defected to the US, closed a bizarre chapter in the 31-year US-Iran propaganda war. Now that he's home, Iranian officials are likely to ask him more probing questions.
Shahram Amiri, an Iranian nuclear scientist who in March was reported to have defected to the US, has now taken refuge in the Pakistani embassy in Washington, seeking immediate repatriation to Iran.
While more than $2 billion in aid is helping the Haiti earthquake recovery, critics including singer Wyclef Jean say progress is still too slow.
When the strongest cellphone signal is in the smallest room, a strawberry colored tub becomes a desktop.
Octavia Nasr tweeted about the passing of Lebanon's Grand Ayatollah Mohammed Hussein Fadlallah. She was a senior editor at CNN, in charge of the cable network's Middle East coverage.
Insiders who speak out often suffer the fate of prophets.
Two suicide bombers stormed a crowded shrine sacred to Sufism, a moderate strain of Islam, killing at least 50 and wounding more than 170. Pakistan is questioning whose hand was behind the Sufi shrine attack.