A Christian Science perspective.
Defense Secretary Robert Gates reassured Israelis that the offer to talk to Tehran isn't open-ended, but some caution that Obama's basic policy on the issue has not changed.
Sgt. 1st Class Jared Monti was killed in a firefight in Afghanistan. He is the second service member to receive the military's highest honor for action in Afghanistan. But the award was given 246 times in Vietnam.
The police union's combative press conference Friday was an example of how the profession closes ranks in times of trouble.
The president stepped in, saying he should have chosen different words in discussing the arrest of Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr., in an attempt to defuse the rapidly escalating situation.