Rick Santorum's exit from the White House race Tuesday marked a symbolic starter shot for the general election campaign, allowing all-but-certain Republican nominee Mitt Romney to turn his full attention to U.S. President Barack Obama.
It's Qing Ming Festival today, also known Clear-Bright or Tomb Sweeping Day.
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Facing a U.N.-brokered deadline to end the bloodshed in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad is likely to try to manipulate the terms of the plan to buy more time.
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The U.S. Supreme Court's much-anticipated ruling on health care, expected in late June, may have one surprising outcome: a modest impact on U.S. President Barack Obama's re-election bid, even though he is intimately associated with the challenged law.
The White House called North Korea the odd man out. U.S. President Barack Obama counted it back in. Billed as a trip about securing dangerous nuclear material, Obama's mission here has morphed into a concentrated and calculated opportunity to warn, cajole and shame North Korea to change course.
A long-range rocket launch planned by North Korea probably would wreck its recent food-for-nuclear concessions agreement with the United States and, with it, hopes for improving relations under the North's new leader, Kim Jong Un.
Afghanistan is not Iraq, U.S. officials have been fond of saying from the first days of Barack Obama's presidency. The difference, they said, was that one war Obama inherited, in Afghanistan, was worth fighting while the other, in Iraq, was best ended as fast as possible.
This is the economy election in the U.S., right? Tell that to the world. U.S. President Barack Obama is getting another dose of the reality of his job: the out-of-his-control events that shape whether he will keep it.
U.S. President Barack Obama has a public relations problem when it comes to Afghanistan, to say the least.
“Safe havens” for civilians in Syria? Think twice, Bosnians would warn. With the U.N. unable to agree how to protect civilians against Bashar al-Assad's forces, Western officials are discussing creation of safe corridors to deliver aid to Syrians trapped by the crackdown.