In Chicago, a political transition will soon be under way. Next week, after 22 years in office, Mayor Richard M. Daley will step down, and a new mayor — former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel — will be sworn in.Daley's father, Richard J.
When the Libyan rebels went to look for someone to run their war economy, they went to an unlikely source: An economics teacher at the University of Washington.Ali Tarhouni fled Libya 40 years ago after speaking out against Moammar Gadhafi.
A top representative of the Libyan opposition is making the rounds in Washington, including a planned visit to the White House on Friday.Mahmoud Jibril is the prime minister of the so-called Transitional National Council.
In addition to the tens of thousands of people displaced by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami and subsequent radiation leak in Japan, tens of thousands of pets are also homeless.Many have been taken in by animal rescue groups — some of which sneaked into the exclusion zone surrounding the crippled