The House has voted to keep the federal government running for two more weeks, passing a bill to avert a government shutdown by a 335-91 margin.The bill, which the Senate is expected to pass as well, buys more time for legislators to work out a long-term spending bill.Ted Robbins reports from the Ca
U.N. ambassador Susan Rice says that Lybian leader Moammar Gadhafi sounds "delusional," citing the ruler's interview with ABC's Christiane Amanpour Monday in which he said that the Libyan people love him. Gadhafi also denied using force to suppress demonstrations against his rule."
Brazilian police are questioning a man who drove his car through a crowd of dozens of bicyclists, injuring at least 16 riders who were taking part in a group ride to raise awareness of cyclists on city streets.The driver of a black Volkswagen accelerated as he drove through the center of a pack of r
The United States has closed its embassy in Libya's capital of Tripoli, and will impose unilateral sanctions to protest Libya's crackdown on opposition protesters.Here's an excerpt from a Newscast report filed by Scott Horsley from the White House:In addition to unilateral sanctions, the United Stat
In Iraq, large demonstrations have led to violence and clashes with riot police, as protesters use a "Day of Rage" to demand an end to food shortages and electricity outages that they say have only gotten worse in recent years.Thousands of protesters hit the streets of Basra Friday, forcing the city
Few people would think that when U.S. lawmakers visit troops in Afghanistan, they're seeing the place through the eyes of the average grunt. But the idea of using psychological-warfare techniques to influence senators and other VIPs seems crazy — and in fact, it's illegal.
He may be sitting in a Texas prison, but Warren Jeffs has officially resumed control of the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (FLDS), the nation's largest polygamist group.A document filed with the Utah Department of Commerce names Jeffs as president and "corporation sole" o
President Obama strongly condemned the ongoing violence against opposition protesters in Libya Wednesday, reminding the country to respect its citizens' rights — and urging the country's regime not to hinder humanitarian groups' attempts to help the wounded.Extending condolences to the loved ones o