The Syrian government characterizes this uprising as an armed rebellion, justifying a violent crackdown of protesters.
Floodwaters are rising on the Mississippi, but officials believe they have it under control.
Reports are emerging that Microsoft will buy the internet company Skype for some $8.5 billion.
The United States government has been releasing videos of Osama Bin Laden to combat the carefully crafted images he presented to the world. How will he be remembered?
Some Pakistanis don't want to believe that Bin Laden was in Pakistan. Now many are angry at both the United States and their own government.
Celebrity weddings make people sick, but when Prince William marries Kate Middleton, many in Great Britain are welcoming the distraction.
In El Paso, Texas, Barack Obama emphasized issues like border security and giving undocumented immigrants a path to citizenship.
The mothers of Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos, musician will.i.am, and inventor Dean Kamen talk about raising their now-famous children.
Some blame speculators for the recent drop in commodity prices, like oil and metals. Others think it's an underlying problem in the economy.
Barack Obama had said he would conduct military operations in Pakistan to get Osama Bin Laden. In doing so, did the United States overstep its legal bounds?