US elections

Global Politics

Kenya watches US election

The crisis in Kenya has drawn international attention to its presidential power struggle. But it's the US presidential bid...and favored candidate Barack Obama...that's getting the attention of many Kenyans. The World's Sheri Fink reports.

Global Politics

Obama's stance on Iraq

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama has built his political message on Iraq around a theme: bringing American troops home, but the Illinois senator has begun to moderate his position

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the town of Obama in Japan. In Japanese, Obama means "little beach." The city's residents have cheered on US President-Elect Barack Obama. The World's Patrick Cox tells us more.

Conflict & Justice

Romney Alienates Latino Mormons

Between their religion and their generally conservative culture, Mitt Romney ought to have a lock on their vote. But many in the Latino Mormon community are torn between voting for a fellow Mormon - and their dislike of his immigration policies.

Global Politics

McCain's ''League of Democracies''

John McCain says "we are all Georgians now,� and the fighting between Russia and Georgia harkens back to McCain's proposal to create a "league of democracies." But as The World's Matthew Bell reports, it's not clear what he means by that.