It plans to use the same signal frequency for its version of GPS that Europe had carved out. The overlap could block Europe from using its satellites for security reasons.
With Germany's already strict gun laws, some say focus must be on societal issues.
Biden opens a door on Iran, but presses allies on Afghanistan.
The Vatican is trying to clarify efforts to reconcile with a sharply right-wing set of bishops excommunicated in 1988.
The Russia-Ukraine gas war has left some downstream nations with only a mild shortfall, but has incited debate on how to secure energy reserves amid regional instability.
Team Obama is more pragmatic and less ideological than its predecessors, say diplomats and campaign advisers. Afghanistan will be a foreign-policy priority.
European holiday markets, which date back centuries, are enjoying renewed popularity.