There are reports today that Susan Rice might be President-elect Obama's choice for ambassador to the United Nations. The World's Jeb Sharp has more on the next president's emerging foreign policy team.
Evangelical Christianity is gaining prominence in South Sudan. The religious awakening comes in the wake of a vote earlier this year for an independent country. Matthew Brunwasser reports from Juba, the capital of South Sudan.
The World's Katy Clark reports that the Bush Administration has made slow progress when it comes to Africom -- a US military command for Africa that's aimed at promoting development and security on the continent
Fifty miles. That's about the distance separating the United States and Russia. And it's the answer to today's Geo Quiz. The World's David Leveille takes a look at an old proposal to link Siberia and mainland Alaska by tunnel.
Arab diplomats are in Lebanon trying to help bring about a compromise between Lebanon's government and Hezbollah, and as The World's Matthew Bell reports, they also hope to tamp down regional tensions between Saudi Arabia and Iran.