By By MALCOLM FOSTERAssociated Press
TOKYO (AP) - After leading his conservative party to a landslide victory that will bring it back to power after a three-year hiatus, Shinzo Abe stressed Monday that the road ahead will not be easy as he tries to revive Japan's sputtering economy and
By By AMY TEIBELAssociated Press
JERUSALEM (AP) - Peacemaking with the Palestinians, once the main issue by far in Israeli politics, has been strikingly absent from the campaign for next month's general election. After years of public frustration with failed peace efforts, Prime Minister
By By RAY HENRYAssociated Press
WAYNESBORO, Ga. (AP) - Southern Co. has had a simple message for the past few years: The effort to build the country's first new nuclear power plant in a generation was on time and on budget. Now, that message is changing.
The $14 billion project to build two
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Susan Rice, the embattled U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, abruptly withdrew from consideration to be the next secretary of state on Thursday after a standoff with Republicans. Here is the text of the letter she submitted to President Barack Obama:
By By DONNA CASSATAAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - Democratic Sen. John Kerry, who unsuccessfully sought the presidency in 2004 and has pined for the job of top diplomat, vaulted to the head of President Barack Obama's short list of secretary of state candidates after U.N. Ambassador
By By REBECCA SANTANAAssociated Press
ISLAMABAD (AP) - It has become a familiar sight across Pakistan in recent weeks: Long lines of cars and minibuses snaking for hundreds of yards as their frustrated drivers wait to fill up their tanks with natural gas.
The reason for the long lines is a
By By The Associated Press
Susan Rice, the embattled U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, abruptly withdrew from consideration to be the next secretary of state on Thursday after a standoff with Republicans. The text of the letter she submitted to President Barack Obama:
By By JEAN H. LEEAssociated Press
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) - A triumphant North Korea staged a mass rally of soldiers and civilians Friday to glorify the country's young ruler, who took a big gamble this week in sending a satellite into orbit in defiance of international warnings.
By By EDITH M. LEDERERAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's successful rocket launch on Wednesday and said it will urgently consider "an appropriate response."
Whether that response includes new sanctions against the North, which the United
WARSAW, Poland (AP) - An advisor to the Polish government says the country should keep using its coal for decades to come, despite a European Union policy of replacing the polluting fossil fuel with cleaner sources.
Krzysztof Zmijewski, an expert on carbon gas emissions, said Wednesday that as