A Sirte victory would end the protracted battle for Qaddafi's hometown and allow a new government to be established. Delay could increase the likelihood of rifts in Libya's future leadership.
Damascus faces a double threat: growing international support for the Syrian National Council and the prospect that Syria's Kurd population could join the opposition's ranks.
Libyan rebels have captured new areas of the strategic coastal city, one of the last strongholds of former leader Col. Muammar Qaddafi.
Steve Wozniak, who helped Steve Jobs found Apple in 1976, says 'he brought a lot of life to the world.'
Hank Williams Jr. says he left Monday Night Football for violating his free speech rights. ESPN says Monday Night Football doesn't need Hank Williams Jr. anymore.
Is Herman Cain another Michele Bachmann: Will he see a burst of popularity, only to fade?
Rep. Lamar Smith (R) of Texas wants a special counsel to investigate whether Attorney General Eric Holder told Congress the truth about Operation Fast and Furious, a now-discredited gun-tracking program aimed at Mexico's drug lords.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the controversial practice of hydraulic fracturing – or fracking – to collect natural gas can be done 'in a safe way.' New federal fracking rules are in the works.
Amanda Knox is a strong person, according to her father. But the events of the past four years have taken an emotional toll on her.
NYC helicopter crash into the East River killed one passenger and injured three others. Investigators are still trying to determine why the helicopter went down shortly after takeoff from a riverbank heliport.