A statistical snapshot of black progress in areas from education to home ownership.
The US supports a new law designed to allow some members of Saddam Hussein's party to return to government.
The Secretary of State paid a surprise visit Tuesday amid signs that political reconciliation is gaining some traction in Iraq.
In Jerusalem Wednesday, the president called for two democracies, Israel and Palestine, to live side by side.
International mediators are arriving in Kenya to help end the political standoff after last week's disputed vote.