A government mired in debt combined with a recession will make the path to recovery difficult for the president-elect.
Troop withdrawal, Taliban havens, and Iraq's security may define Obama's presidency, analysts say.
While American and Iraqi fatalities dropped to their lowest levels in October, the US military reports an increase in the use of 'sticky' bombs in targeted assassinations.
Barack Obama’s victory was met with euphoria in many nations by those who see him as restoring their faith in American ideals.
Democratic control of Washington brings unity but also new demands.
Americans elect their first black president and deal a blow to an era of Republican ascendancy.
Maturing rockers doing what they know best, a rootsy songster with an audible ache, a British trio adding guitar, and more.
In a move to avoid a second deadly battle in a Palestinian refugee camp, some groups have taken a rare step away from Islamist militancy.