Though the approval of new building in West Bank settlements angered many, it appears to have preserved the prime minister's coalition.
The Independent Election Commission said preliminary results gave Karzai 54.1 percent of the vote. But a UN-backed vote monitor ordered a partial recount, citing evidence of fraud.
One day after being feted in Venice, the Venezuelan leader visits Belarus today to discuss trade deals, including a new gas cartel similar to OPEC.
Tuesday’s attack in Kabul may have killed members of NATO, which has a base in the airport.
Even before Monday's speech, conservatives had started to dial back the rhetoric. White House has suggested Republicans overplayed their hand.
At stake in a case it will re-hear Wednesday is whether corporations and unions should enjoy the same rights to political speech as individuals.
Students won't learn anything from another bromide about hard work. Why not teach them how to be more engaged citizens, starting with the war in Afghanistan?