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  • Will Tropical Storm Isaac hit Florida? (+video)

    Though the media has focused on possible effects of the storm on the Republican National Convention planned to take place in Tampa beginning on Monday, others worry about flooding and damage elsewhere.

  • Will the United Nations' legacy in Haiti be all about scandal?

    The accomplishments of the UN peacekeeping mission in Haiti have been overshadowed by scandals, from a cholera outbreak to sexual abuse cases. How will this affect future missions?

  • In Pictures Haiti presidential election

    Haiti's presidential candidate Michel Martelly poses for a photo with supporters at a campaign rally in Gonaives, Haiti, on March 11.

  • Haitian stability threatened in wake of contested presidential election

    Haitian stability threatened in wake of contested presidential election

    The streets of Port-au-Prince are largely calm Monday. But a majority of opposition candidates have denounced Sunday's race as fraudulent. Many fear that peace is only temporary.

  • In Pictures Space photos of the day: Earth from above

    Europe: Man-made lights highlight particularly developed or populated areas of the Earth's surface, including the seaboards of Europe. Large cities are often located near rivers or oceans so that they can exchange goods cheaply by boat. This image is a composite of hundreds of pictures made by the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), which currently operates four satellites carrying the Operational Linescan System (OLS) in low-altitude polar orbits.

  • In Pictures Wyclef for President

    Haitian-born singer and activist Wyclef Jean performs in New York City in February at The Standard Hotel as part of the launch of Hope, Help & Relief Haiti - A night and Humanity After Party. Wyclef Jean on Tuesday announced his bid to run for president of Haiti in the country's Nov. 28 election.

  • After hurricane Ike, Haiti copes with aid delays

    After hurricane Ike, Haiti copes with aid delays

    This weekend, Hollywood star Matt Damon and Haitian-born singer Wyclef Jean urged people to help the UN raise more than $100 million for supplies.

  • Food aid arrives in Haiti but delivery is still difficult

    Hammered by a series of storms, thousands of Haitians wait in shelters for help.