As Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega tries to justify a third term as president, Alvara Somoza, descended from the Somoza dictators who ruled the country for 43 years, is trying to build a new life in the country — and even getting into politics.
In Ohio, Mississippi and Arizona, laws, amendments or candidates closely tied to major conservative efforts all went down in defeat. But, in Virginia, Republicans are on the verge of retaking the State Senate.
The accusations of sexual harassment against Herman Cain overshadowed renewed question of Mitt Romney's flip-flops and Rick Perry's exuberant speech in New Hampshire.
As Herman Cain's campaign attempts to deal with allegations of sexual harassment made in Politico over the weekend, another woman has come forward. Cain's camp continues to be criticized for inconsistent answers to the allegations.
In conflicting statements on Monday, Herman Cain had a difficult time defining what he knew — and when he knew it — about allegations of sexual harassment made against him while he was a lobbyist.
Tunisians of all ages, men and women, turned out by the millions on Sunday to vote in an election to determine who will write a constitution for the newly Democratic country.
With elections in Tunisia slated for Sunday, women and moderates are worried that surging Islamist parties will roll back the liberal policies that have set Tunisia apart from the rest of the Arab states.
Despite winning this year's Nobel Prize, incumbent President Ellen Johnson may not win Liberia's upcoming election.
With another debate on tap, Tuesday night in New Hampshire, Republicans and Democrats are lining up to unveil their plans for reforming the tax code. That reform is needed, they all agree. But each has their own prescription for change.
Two Liberian women shared this year's Nobel Peace Prize with a woman from Yemen. The news provoked celebrations and pride in many parts of Liberia, though not everyone is happy.