A Christian Science perspective.
The announcement comes amid growing tensions between the leftist leader and the conservative government of Colombia, which recently agreed to host US military personnel on its bases.
US Middle East envoy George Mitchell met with Israeli President Shimon Peres on Sunday and sounded optimistic that a deal on settlements could boost peace talks before the end of the month.
President Obama had hoped to pressure Iran by building international consensus on tougher sanctions.
Susan Rice, US ambassador to the UN, sounded less strident Friday in addressing Iran’s nuclear program than Secretary of State Clinton has.
The US president's approval rating in Europe is 86 percent, even as he faces assaults from the right at home. But can he use that to advance his policy goals?
The prime minister-designate announced he was stepping down, 10 weeks after fruitless negotiations to form a new government.