Tuesday's GOP debate in Las Vegas is likely to see candidates try to knock down Herman Cain, who has surged in the polls. For each presidential contender, here's what to watch for.
Ron Paul gets the least news coverage of any GOP White House hopeful, according to a new Pew poll. But here are some reasons that the Paul-is-being-ignored conclusion may be off the mark.
Herman Cain sang as president of Godfather's Pizza, and he's still singing on the campaign trail. Check out these videos of Herman Cain singing.
Chinese yuan, pegged to the dollar until not long ago, is turning into a global reserve currency.
Yemen’s rural tribes will play a pivotal role in its future. With President Ali Abdullah Saleh's power eroded, US diplomats are going to have to leave the comfort of the capital and engage these tribes, whether in resolving the government crisis or countering Al Qaeda.
Colombia used to be the world's kidnapping capital, but those numbers have decreased over the last decade. The kidnapping of 10-year-old Nhora Valentina Munoz was a reminder of a darker past.
Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit (c.) is escorted by members of Hamas and Egyptian mediators on the Egyptian side of the Rafah border crossing on Oct.18. Mr. Shalit and hundreds of Palestinians crossed Israel's borders in opposite directions as a thousand-for-one prisoner exchange brought joy to families but did little to ease decades of conflict.
Military service is obligatory in Chile, but volunteers usually fill the ranks. Student protests this year have hurt recruitment, but the number of call-ups is higher than what the military says it needs.