World leaders hailed the election of Barack Obama -- now the President-elect has to prepare for difficult foreign policy challenges.
Iraqi composer and oud player Rahim Alhaj has been in exile in the U.S. since 2000. About three months ago, he became an American citizen, with voting rights for the first time in his life.
The latest round of violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has turned into a humanitarian catastrophe.
Why the absentee voting system doesn't well for members of the U.S. military and what might be done to fix it.
Japanese writer Haruki Murakami is one of the most widely read novelists in the world, and hugely adored by his fans.
In the tiny Spanish farming community of Anguiano villagers are donning stilts and hurling themselves down steep stone streets.
Recent accounts from Georgia may reveal a different story about its conflict with Russia, and that Georgia's military might have committed war crimes.
Syria has accused the U.S. of an act of "criminal and terrorist aggression" over what it says was a helicopter raid on its territory.
AC/DC is back with a new album, "Black Ice"-- some say there's a strange correlation between the rock band's releases and bad economic times.
A woman has been arrested in Japan for deleting her virtual husband from an online video game.