The world's most populous Muslim country goes to the polls Thursday for the third time since 1998. Campaigning went smoothly, though old elites, corruption still thrive.
Should military spending be seen as a 'jobs program'?
After a disastrous peacekeeping mission in Somalia, the US vowed to stay away from conflicts it didn't understand.
The counting and recounting ends in Minnesota, with Democrat Franken leading Republican Coleman by 312 votes. But Coleman can still appeal the outcome.
Lawmakers and others who were against the Iraq war generally support the president. But they worry about another 'quagmire.'
Thousands of supporters of former Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra seek to topple the government that itself came to power after mass demonstrations.
The House and Senate both approved budget resolutions of about $3.5 trillion, backing key Obama priorities such as green energy and healthcare reform.