With a limited outlook for international climate negotiations, some hope can be found in a battle between the US and Europe over the regulation and taxation of airline emissions. An industry-level agreement could be a model for compromise on international climate policies.
President Obama wants to house some Guantanamo detainees in an Illinois prison. But bringing the detainess to the US will likely broaden their legal rights. 'How much?' is the unanswered question.
Most elected Republicans distance themselves from incendiary comments by Limbaugh, Gingrich, and others.
Obama's high-court pick is no 'stealth candidate.' She has made some 450 judicial decisions. What's more, she has not been shy about expressing her opinions publicly.
With Guantánamo set to close, more attention is falling on the US military facility in Afghanistan and those in custody there.
Salim Hamdan's sentence is less than the Bush administration wanted. Officials have suggested he can be held indefinitely.
Sentence is far less than prosecutors sought, but Osama bin Laden's former driver could be held indefinitely.