As President Obama and Speaker Boehner dig their heels in, there's a lot of talk about the need to "save face" and resolve the shutdown standoff. That concept of "saving face" is common in other cultures, especially in Asian nations like Japan.
For the third time, President Obama has put off visits to Asia for domestic political reasons. But a former White House advisor says that does not mean the administration is giving up on its commitment to 'rebalance' American foreign policy toward the Asia-Pacific region and away from the Middle East.
Planning a large gathering is always tricky. Will the guests get along? Where will they sit? So what happens when world leaders just happen to awkwardly bump into each other in the United Nations hallway? It's high stakes diplomacy at work.
It'll be high states diplomacy when world leaders and dignitaries gather tomorrow at the UN General Assembly meeting. Host Marco Werman gets the behind-the-scenes look from Joel Rubin, a former state department official.
Many in Haiti fled the country in the wake of the 2010 earthquake, in some cases leaving family members behind. Those family members were supposed to follow them to the United States in short order -- but bureaucracy and paperwork have intervened.
Archimedes figures in today's Geo Quiz: The early Greek mathematician and inventor was born in a seaport city on the island of Sicily. We're looking for this city, where Archimedes came up with his many inventions and scientific ideas.
President Obama has outlined the case for US intervention to stop atrocities in Libya but that hasn't translated into action in Ivory Coast. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Patrick Achi, a spokesman for Alassane Ouattara.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Rami Khouri, director of the Public Policy Institute at the American University in Beirut, for the perspective on President Obama's speech on the Middle East in places such as Syria, Bahrain and Yemen.
Lisa Mullins talks with Asia correspondent Mary Kay Magistad about next week's Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul. The Summit is being overshadowed by tensions with North Korea over its nuclear ambitions.
Even before the Petraeus scandal widened, General John Allen's time as top US and NATO commander in Afghanistan was winding down. Last month, President Obama nominated General Joseph Dunford to replace Allen.
With Monday's nomination of former Senator Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense, and last month's nomination of John Kerry for Secretary of State, President Obama has chosen a foreign policy team headed by Vietnam veterans.
North Korean officials have sentenced American Kenneth Bae, a tour operator, to 15 years of hard labor. They're hoping the sentencing will trigger a high-profile US mission as former Obama advisor Jeffrey Bader explains to anchor Marco Werman.