The US is tracking the cargo carrier as it moves through the Pacific, but the interdiction called for by the UN will prove tricky.
Democrats are largely avoiding the gun issue, but some hope a new Government Accountability Office report will help tighten rules for gun shows.
Chávez has announced his support for the Iranian president's claim of election victory. The two leaders have developed close ties based on mutual animosity to the US.
Disgraced former Democratic candidate throws himself into charity work to salvage his reputation.
US government-run broadcast enjoys new popularity as Iran blocks other media.
Kendall and Gwendolyn Myers, arrested two weeks ago, made a court appearance Wednesday.