Dorothy Rodham, mother of US Secretary of State Hilary Rodham Clinton, passed away early Tuesday morning. The former first lady discussed Dorothy Rodham on the 2008 presidential campaign trail.
Los Zetas, one of the most violent drug gangs in Mexico, has recruited local former military agents, terrorized migrants, and lured poor farmers and youths to work as hired hands.
Judge David Hamilton is elevated to the US appeals court, after GOP effort to stall a vote failed. Republican resistance signals more political fights are likely over Obama's nominees to the federal bench.
A Republican effort to stall an Obama appeals court nominee failed Tuesday. A full Senate vote on Judge David Hamilton is set for Wednesday.
Accusations that President Alvaro Colom helped orchestrate the murder of a prominent lawyer continue to intensify – deepening divisions in a country still recovering from a 36-year civil war.
In Algeria, suicide bombings blamed on Al Qaeda resemble insurgent tactics in Iraq.