The first family will spend Memorial Day weekend in Chicago, but Obama will make a day trip to the Gulf Coast on Friday. Vice President Joe Biden will lay a wreath at Arlington cemetery.
Drug violence, trade, and border issues – including Arizona’s new immigration law – are among the difficult issues to be discussed when Mexican President Felipe Calderón visits Washington Wednesday.
Pushed to cut costs and attract new audiences, some experiment with laptops.
Guinea erupted into violence Monday when protesters rallied against rumors that Dadis Camara would run for president. Prior to the violence, he sat down for a rare interview with a Westerner.
Jay Leno's new show debuts tonight and features a Washington-based political correspondent.
Part homage, part Halloween, Saturday's attempt to break the Guinness record for number of people dancing to Michael Jackson's hit single drew more than 50,000 people (including over 12,000 dancers), according to Mexico City officials.
The US should withhold key counternarcotics funds from Mexico until progress is made, argue several human rights organizations in the US and Mexico.
From the rise of the tightwad to the decline of the Sun Belt, American values and industries will be reinvented as the nation comes out of the worst recession since the 1930s.