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.
When the US decided to take Abu Anas al-Liby into custody, they swept into Libya and grabbed him. Officially, Libyan leaders say they didn't know in advance and want an explanation for this violation of their sovereignty. But should the US be in the business of going into other countries and getting suspected terrorists?
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.
There's another government besides the US in danger of shutting down: the one in Italy, where the government is on the verge of collapsing because of the failure of politicians on the left and the right to find a compromise.
How does one go about negotiating a complex and difficult topic such as the Iranian nuclear program? Anchor Marco Werman speaks with William Ury, co-founder of the Harvard Negotiation Project and co-author of "Getting to Yes."
Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has postponed a state visit to the US next month because of allegations leaked by former intelligence contractor Edward Snowden. Brazilians are angry that the US has been intercepting their emails and phone calls.
With thousands sitting behind bars in America's immigration detention centers, some immigrant advocates, including many undocumented immigrants, are reaching out, setting up formal, and informal, visitation programs.