Bush has tapped long-time aide and spokesperson Karen Hughes to oversee the communications operations in the new White House.
Faced with a three-month stalemate and a mounting death toll, Israelis and Palestinians consider meeting in Washington to revive the peace process.
Even while the Florida recounts wound their way through the courts, Governor Bush selected Andrew Card, a former Secretary of Transportation, to serve as his chief of staff.
The Federal Trade Commission today unanimously approved a planned merger of America Online and Time Warner -- the largest merger in U.S. history.
Ehud Barak, who abruptly resigned as Israeli Prime minister last week, kicked off his reelection campaign today. He faces right-wing rival Benjamin Netanyahu in upcoming elections.
After months of legal wrangling with Russian authorities and disputes over debts incurred by his media empire, Russian media mogul Vladimir Gusinsky has been arrested in Spain on an international warrant.
An appeals court in Santiago dropped homicide and kidnapping charges today against former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet. The court supported the defense's claim that Judge Juan Guzman acted illegally by indicting Pinochet before questioning him.
A three-month wave of violence intensifies, and Israel seals off the West Bank.
A recent offensive by ethnic Albanian guerrillas has observers warning of renewed war in the Balkans.
Lawyers for Vice President Al Gore continue to press for hand recounts in some South Florida counties.
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