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  • Opinion Mount Vernon Statement: the contradiction at the heart of this conservative fusion

    Do conservatives really think that two of history’s most radical documents – the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution – were conservative?

  • Malaysia begins caning women for adultery

    Malaysia begins caning women for adultery

    Malaysia caned three women after they were convicted for adultery under Islamic law, the first time that punishment has been handed out inside the country.

  • Sri Lanka: Long-simmering suspicions led to Fonseka's arrest

    Sri Lanka: Long-simmering suspicions led to Fonseka's arrest

    The government grew concerned about the political ambitions of former Army chief Sarath Fonseka – who was arrested on Monday – long before he ran for president last month.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/10

    French rugby player Frederic Michalak practices tackling during a training session at the National Rugby Center in Marcoussis, France on Wednesday. France will face Ireland in their Six Nations Rugby International match next Saturday.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/09

    White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has notes reading 'Eggs, Milk, Bread (crossed out), Hope, and Change,' written on his hand as he briefs reporters after President Barack Obama made an unannounced visit to the James Brady Briefing Room of the White House on Feb. 9. Former Vice Presidential candidate and Alaskan governor Sarah Palin generated interest in her recent public appearances by having notes on her hands.

  • For Republic Day, India invites ... South Korea?

    For Republic Day, India invites ... South Korea?

    For its 61st Republic Day Tuesday, India chose as its foreign honoree the president of South Korea – a nod to his country's role in building badly needed infrastructure and to India’s growing trade within Asia.

  • Opinion Letters to the editor

    Readers write in about Wall Street, the need for an informed citizenry, the US economy, and peace.

  • Rich Singapore resists welfare reforms

    The recent recession has exposed the vulnerability of Singapore have-nots. Critics say the city-state should provide a better social safety net. 

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/04

    A worker pulls himself through a bed of 'Wishing Spheres' in Singapore on Jan. 4. People wrote their wishes for 2010 on the spheres, which were illuminated in the marina as part of the city-state's New Year's celebrations.

  • In Pictures Happy New Year: Welcome 2010

    Three Indian Muslim women enjoy the last sunset of 2009 in the Arabian Sea in Mumbai, India, on Thursday.