Pushed to the brink, Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali dissolved his government and called for fair elections in six months. But protesters are unrelenting.
01/14/2011 12:44 pm
Obama has faced little congressional oversight so far, but with House GOP probing into policies ranging from illegal immigration to health care, the president's oversight holiday may be over.
01/13/2011 12:44 pm
New tools ease the work of emergency managers.
01/12/2011 03:55 pm
Advocates of military strikes against Iranian nuclear facilities assume that a nuclear-armed Iran would be able to blackmail its neighbors. History suggests that's wrong.
01/12/2011 11:53 am
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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with Yemen's president today, as well as locals at a town-hall meeting, in a bid to demonstrate that US support extends beyond counterterrorism.
01/11/2011 02:19 pm
Fourteen people were killed this weekend in protests that began last month and have broadened to include a wide cross-section of Tunisians upset about not only high unemployment, but inequality and autocratic leaders.
01/10/2011 08:38 am
The Justice Department has subpoenaed Twitter, a top social-media site, for information pertaining to certain persons and accounts linked to WikiLeaks.
01/08/2011 04:14 pm
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The indictment of former CIA agent Jeffrey Sterling says he gave secrets to a reporter after becoming angry about the agency's unwillingness to send him on undercover assignments abroad.
01/06/2011 06:40 pm