Dick Cheney has been the most powerful VP in recent memory, and whoever gets the post next is unlikely to wield quite the influence that he has.
Reaction to the resignation of President Pervez Musharraf from Pakistan, India, Afghanistan and Washington DC.
The AfriGadget blog tells the stories of ingenuity and improvisation, and the interesting collision of low- and high-tech in Africa.
An audio slideshow of Japanese and Japanese-American internment during World War II, and how baseball became a lifeline for those in the camps.
The history, events and factors that led to the current conflict between Russia and Georgia.
Historic recordings by West African musicians are compiled in a new CD called "Living is Hard: West African Music in Britain, 1927 - 1929."
John McCain says the events in Georgia highlight the need for democratic countries to find a better way to work together.
Results of latest survey by the Pew Hispanic Center show Obama has a 3 to 1 advantage over John McCain when it comes to Latino voters.
China opens the 2008 Olympic Games with a lavish ceremony in Beijing, watched on TV by more than one billion people.
A South African judge argues that laws that make it illegal for someone to transmit HIV to another person are bad public policy.

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