An Indian lion, Joy, relaxes with her 2-month old cub in the Zoo of Zurich, Switzerland, on Sept. 15.
Tight state budgets prompt some politicians, such as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, to cancel or put off infrastructure investments in tunnels, roads, and rail. That's shortsighted.
Hillary Clinton has been loyal to President Obama, her one-time rival. Now she's seeking to redefine U.S. foreign policy for a new century, even as the latest mideast peace talks test her skills as a negotiator.
Amphibious vehicles of the South Korean Marine Corps take part in a mock landing operation in the sea off Incheon, west of Seoul, on Wednesday. The operation marked the 60th anniversary of the landing operations by US-led United Nations troops during the 1950-1953 Korean War.
First Dog Bo Obama runs up the stairs of Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland on Thursday.
Children fly kites during an international kite festival in Cartagena, Colombia, Aug. 14, 2010.
Samuel Pizzetti of Italy competes in the men's 800m freestyle heats at the European Swimming Championships in Budapest, Hungary, on Thursday.
West African cocoa farmers and their families should be cheering that a 'market cartel' has emerged, pushing cocoa prices up. Capitalism, so often the instrument of their oppression, is now working dramatically in their favor.
Franz Kafka lost writings, retrieved from bank vaults where they have sat untouched and unread for decades, could shed new light on Franz Kafka, one of literature's darkest figures.
French and Polish officials praised the decision by Swiss authorities to free Polish filmmaker Roman Polanski. But some ordinary citizens and French elite said a different judicial standard is used for the rich and famous.