Barack Obama will shortly name CIA Director Leon Panetta as the new Secretary of Defense, replacing outgoing Secretary Robert Gates. General David Petraeus will then take over for Panetta as CIA director.
With journalists barred from Syria, many in the media are forced to rely on amateur videos. With so little information, it's difficult to know what's really going on.
Personal information from Playstation's 77 million users may have been hacked.
Republicans in the US House of Representatives had hired a law firm, King and Spalding, to defend the Defense of Marriage Act. King and Spalding has now announced it is withdrawing from the case.
Twenty five years after the Chernobyl nuclear facility melted down, one of the people who fought the disaster talks about the experience.
A US District Court judge has ordered the end of the NFL lockout, but the court battle between the NFL players and owners is ongoing.
Military leaders in the United States are fighting against Moammar Gadhafi using unmanned airplanes. But the use of drones may provide only the illusion of security.
More than 400 prisoners in Afghanistan tunneled out of a prison and escaped.
The iconic Indian religious leader Sathya Sai Baba died on Sunday.
Troops and tanks are reportedly clashing with protesters in Daraa, Syria.