The idea of bipartisanship is being put before Indiana voters on Tuesday. Republican Senator Richard Lugar has been known for his ability to reach across the aisle. His opponent is using that against him and has opened a big lead in the polls.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is visiting Washington this week for talks with President Barack Obama over the future of his country once the US and NATO pull out most of their troops by the end of 2014.
As French actor Gérard Depardieu embraces his new Russian citizenship to flee France's 75 percent income tax on millionaires, some observers are reminded that the love-hate relationship between France and Russia has existed for centuries.
Analysts monitoring internet usage on the island say Cuban officials appear to have activated an undersea cable line linking the island to the Internet via Venezuela, as opposed to the slower satellite-based access the island has had for years.