Homeland defense one moment, swine flu the next. She juggles the disparate needs of a cabinet conglomerate.
Many see his decision to deliver a major speech in Egypt as a nod of tacit support for the regime's authoritarian rule.
Defense Secretary Gates, off to Singapore for a regional security summit, says US sees no 'crisis' in Pyongyang's 'very provocative' display of force this week.
John Yettaw's unauthorized visit to the home of the Burmese Nobel Peace Prize laureate may land her in jail for another five years. Final arguments for her speedy trial begin Monday.
They have been used to attack militants in Pakistan and Afghanistan. But are their benefits outweighed by backlash on the ground?
Organized groups are still the main threat, but homegrown jihadists can be very dangerous, too.
With new technology and close monitoring of culverts and ditches, they have reduced the rudimentary bombs' effectiveness by 20 percent since last year.
The US and Israel agreed this week to establish a joint committee on how to implement a freeze outlined in the 2003 road map.