Topic: Government and Politics
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.
10/18/2011 01:39 pm
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.
10/18/2011 01:32 pm
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.
10/18/2011 01:22 pm
Chinese yuan, pegged to the dollar until not long ago, is turning into a global reserve currency.
10/18/2011 12:47 pm
The Gilad Shalit exchange means a great deal for the released prisoners and their families. But in the larger picture, it won't bring much change.
10/18/2011 12:43 pm
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.
10/18/2011 12:42 pm
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.
10/18/2011 12:35 pm
In Pictures Gilad Shalit released
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.
10/18/2011 11:21 am
AARP's new ad campaign deems Social Security and Medicare benefits off limits. But would most members agree with that position if they understood it was just insuring that even more of the debt would be shifted to their children and grandchildren?
10/18/2011 11:00 am