On a journey from Plymouth Rock to the Grand Canyon, we find an America that is neither as divided as talk-show histrionics would suggest, nor as sullen as a flagging economy says we should be. We find a country that is struggling, yes, but is also pragmatic and still harbors a little idealism.
The nation has elected a black man as president, but that hasn't erased deep-seated racism or economic inequalities.
Girls in Uganda learn how to teach others to realize their visions, create jobs and wealth in rural areas.
Obama warns Tehran to accept nuclear talks soon. Iran's crackdown on protesters may be hardening US policy.
South Korea said Friday it had identified and blocked five IP addresses used to distribute computer viruses that caused a wave of Web site outages in the U.S. and South Korea.
Rebiya Kadeer is a petite, successful businesswoman, who now lives in exile in Virgina.
Briefing: With newly installed or reinstalled leaders in Iran, Lebanon, Israel, and the US, the balance of power has shifted between a US-allied bloc and the 'axis of resistance.'
Leaders agreed that warming must be stopped, but few specifics were reached on how to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.
Massachusetts is not the first to sue against the Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman. But it could be the most important.