California's craze for Chihuahuas (thanks, Paris Hilton) has led to a surfeit of the tiny dogs in local animal shelters. Now a campaign is raising money to fly them to find homes in other states nearby and on the East Coast.
Nearly half of Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s 23-member cabinet will carry over from his last term, and it will include a former warlord, and only one woman.
Gunmen in the Philippines took dozens hostage from a school in Mindanao, but soon released the children. Hostages may be from a rival family that allegedly targeted gunmen's relatives.
THE FIRST COUPLE: Despite criticism earlier this fall for his selection of jeans at a baseball game, President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, looking stylish in this Feb. 22 photo while attending a dinner with the nation's governors, are routinely recognized for their good fashion choices. Okay, so mostly Michelle, but Barack looks pretty dapper in his tux!
Syria says a large bus explosion Thursday near a shrine frequented by Iranian Shiites was caused by excessive tire pressure, not terrorism.
Experts say Iran's plans to build 10 new nuclear plants is not within its capabilities for years, but Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said they would manufacture 500,000 new centrifuges.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger picked state Sen. Abel Maldonado as his candidate for lieutenant governor Monday night. Maldonado would be the first Hispanic Republican to hold statewide office in 130 years.
Brazil President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva – whom US President Barack Obama called 'the most popular politician on earth' – hosted Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today. It is the first visit by an Iranian president.
Army Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is charged with 13 counts of murder in the Fort Hood shootings. Was it a 'killing spree' or 'terrorism,' and is the question more than political?