The International Monetary Fund’s managing director has traditionally been a European male, often a Frenchman. But with Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s resignation amid sexual assault charges, the job is available. A woman is among the leading candidates, and contenders from emerging markets may vie for the top spot. Here’s a look at the possibilities.
The Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for an attack avenging bin Laden's death today. But local police doubt that the Taliban was directly involved, or that revenge was the main motive.
A drug used to mitigate internal bleeding in racehorses is misused as a performance enhancer in US contests, critics say. Though not in time for Kentucky Derby 2011, moves are afoot to ban race-day injections.
Many Bush administration officials say yes. Obama officials say there was a 'mosaic of sources' that led to Osama bin Laden – no single confession. Documents offer some insight into who said what – and how they were treated.
More than 1 million people are expected to crowd London's streets Friday for the wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton. While royal fans speculate about the wedding dress, British police are fretting over security. Check out five questions (and answers) about the plan for keeping the royal family safe.
Twenty-five years ago April 26, nuclear reactor No. 4 at the Chernobyl power plant exploded, sending waves of radiation across Ukraine and into neighboring countries. The disaster, which remains the world’s worst nuclear accident, continues to have an effect today. Here are four ways:
Gabrielle Giffords is planning to attend the scheduled Friday launch of the space shuttle Endeavour, which will be commanded by Mark Kelly, her husband.
The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire was the deadliest industrial accident in the history of New York City.
Some critics say Wisconsin protests were borderline unconstitutional because they threatened the orderly processes of state government. At issue is an obscure clause in the Constitution.