NATO's mandate in Libya is to protect civilians, and with rebels now promising to attack cities loyal to Qaddafi, the alliance could be called on to protect civilians there. It is one complication that has NATO pressing for a peaceful resolution to the crisis.
Hurricane Irene weakened to 110 m.p.h. winds, but Irene is expected to strengthen to a Category 3 hurricane again is it reaches North Carolina
Stock market slide led by airlines and banks. Friday's dismal job report and other evidence of a weak economy are weighing on stock market sentiment.
A South Korean policeman breaks stone plates with his head during a demonstration for a successful G20 Seoul summit at a police training center in Seoul on Monday. The G20 summit will be held in Seoul from Nov. 11-12.
Ryder Cup results so far suggest that the world's No. 1 and No. 2 professional golfers are not helping the American team. Europe has a huge lead going into Monday's last round of the Ryder Cup.
Judges make their way to the Houses of Parliament in central London on Friday after attending the annual service at Westminster Abbey to mark the beginning of the legal year in England and Wales.
Ryder Cup: The first day of the golf competition in Wales was delayed by heavy rain for several hours Friday. Because of the bad weather, the first set of Ryder Cup matches will have to be completed on Saturday morning.
Draco, a golden retriever puppy, enjoys a ride on the shoulder of owner Cyrus Scribner of Middlesex, Vt., as he walks down the street in Montpelier, Vt., on Thursday.
A picketer speaks to a riot policeman at the entrance to the Corte Ingles department store during a nationwide general strike in Malaga, Spain, on Wednesday.