Plans for a government bailout of small-business lender collapsed Wednesday.
As fighting intensifies in Afghanistan, July fatalities so far are higher than for all of June.
The Garden State has narrowed gaps between white and black fourth-graders in both reading and math scores, according to a new analysis by the Education Department.
CIT is one of America’s largest lenders to small businesses. It also made many subprime mortgage loans and is now seeking US assistance.
Reports of a secret CIA program renew Democrats' calls to investigate Bush policy – which could divert attention from Obama's healthcare and energy plans.
Both ousted President Manuel Zelaya and interim leader Roberto Micheletti sounded uncompromising notes at the start of official dialogue Thursday in San Jose.
The role of the supreme leader has changed, but Iran's top cleric, Ayatollah Khamenei, still holds sway. How the political system in Tehran works, and who will determine what comes next.
Unrest has also erupted in Guatemala and Nicaragua in the past year, and the region is dealing with powerful organized crime and drug traffickers.
Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza arrives Friday. Micheletti, who heads the interim government, has said he would be open to early elections and a referendum.
Emerging economic superpowers China and India may compete here. What should be the US role?