Miss Universe pageant winner Jimena Navarrete, says she will be an ambassador for Mexico. Asked about the Arizona immigration law, Navarrete replied: "Every country has the right to impose and enact their laws ... But I tell you that all the Mexicans and the Latins that are living here in the United States are hardworking people."
Libyan President Muammar Qaddafi acknowledges a crowd in Marsa Matruh, Egypt, in March 1999. Qaddafi will speak at the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Wednesday and arrives with more than a flashy outfit and brightly colored bedouin tent. Emotions are still raw over the recent release of convicted Lockerbie bomber Abdel al-Megrahi to a hero's welcome in Tripoli.
Steel workers from the nearby ArcelorMittal plant take part in a demonstration in Marseille, France, on Thursday. Strikes across France delayed flights, closed schools, and frustrated commuters as workers protested government plans to raise the retirement age past 60, one of the lowest even in Europe. President Nicolas Sarkozy says retiring so young is now untenable given growing life spans, but unions see his planned reforms to France's over-stretched pension system as yet another blow to Europe's social model.
Two decades after they began running US operations from Bangalore and other cities, Indian IT companies are hiring Americans to do work that was once outsourced. What gives?
In the trough of the great recession, America clung to a new breed of rock-star economist. Thankfully, that time seems to be ending.
Analysts say Phillips-Van Heusen purchase of Tommy Hilfiger makes strategic sense.
At the Westminster dog show 2010, Scottish Terrier 'Sadie' took best in show. She's the eighth Scottie to win at Westminster.
Illinois' ousted governor is all over the media, boosting his star power. Will that help Blagojevich when his corruption trial starts in June? It might, some analysts now say.