Venezuela and Ecuador have strongly condemned the pending agreement, which would allow the US to use three bases for counternarcotics and counterinsurgency surveillance.
In a push for progress, three heavy hitters from the administration – Mitchell, Gates, and Jones – visited the region this week.
Are there really lessons from the US invasion of the Philippines for US commanders in Iraq and Afghanistan?
Iraq flexes its muscles at Camp Ashraf and shows military independence from America, as the Iranian exile group's long strange trip draws to a close.
China takes a page from its "stop the Lama" playbook as it tries to prevent lobbying by Uighur nationalist.
The bill, which could come to a vote Friday, would give shareholders more say over how much money top executives make.
A bipartisan group of six senators worked Tuesday to hammer out a deal. But both parties worry that they will find the final product unacceptable.
Washington's move is meant to prod coup's architects to resolve the political crisis.
The administration also tells Congress Tuesday that it will decide the status of all 229 detainees by Oct. 1.
A predominately white segment of America sees the incident as further evidence that the country is becoming a post-racial society. Many blacks disagree.