Former President Clinton speaks at the Brookings Institution in Washington
(L to R)Patricia Woertz, chairman of the Board of Directors, CEO and president of the Archer Daniels Midland Company, former President Bill Clinton, and Muhtar Kent, President and CEO of The Coca-Cola Company, join a discussion panel called "creating Value for Business and Society" at the Broookings Institution in Washington on May 13, 2009. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)
President Obama is expected to discuss Thursday at the National Defense University his justification for drone strikes and what they achieved, observers said.
Amtrak is chugging along with its efforts to get U.S. states to pick up the cost of subsidizing unprofitable routes, officials said.
Consumer debt in Asia, outside Japan, is soaring, especially in China where there are already 320 million active credit card accounts, data shows.
Al-Qaida may capitalize on the twin bombings last week in Boston because of the Chechen rebel campaign, former CIA officer Bruce Riedel writes.
Vouchers for private school appear to significantly increase the number of black students who attend college, a U.S. study released Wednesday said.
Nearly two dozen suspected members of al-Qaida were executed for terrorism-related charges ahead of provincial elections, the Iraqi government said.
An independent Scotland would favor membership in the European Union and in the NATO alliance, First Minister Alex Salmond said from Washington D.C.
Despite Western claims that al-Qaida's on the ropes, counter-terrorism experts warn that jihadist forces remain as dangerous as ever.
President Obama took steps to fill holes in his second-term Cabinet Monday, introducing his nominees for budgetary, energy and environmental positions.
The Democratic Republic of Congo won't achieve stability without the help of the international community, said a U.S. official in charge of African affairs.