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Key lawmakers working on Medicare prescription drug legislation conceded late Tuesday they will miss an Oct. 17 target date for a final House-Senate compromise as they continue to hash out the details of the plan.
A roadside bomb ripped through an armored van Wednesday, killing three Americans traveling through the Gaza Strip in a U.S. diplomatic convoy.
A federal judge has ordered five reporters to reveal their sources for articles that portrayed Dr. Wen Ho Lee, a former nuclear weapons scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, as a chief suspect in a Chinese espionage investigation.
Businessman Gyude Bryant was sworn in as the leader of Liberia's postwar government Tuesday, raising hopes that the nation can return to order and stability after 12 years of civil war.
The Supreme Court said Tuesday it would not involve itself in a debate over whether doctors can talk to patients about medical marijuana. Gwen Ifill gets two perspectives on the controversial decision.
Saudi Arabia announced Monday that it would hold its first elections ever to select members for local municipal councils, in what is considered the first concrete political reform by the conservative Arab state.
Los Angeles Times editor John Carroll on Sunday staunchly defended his paper's decision to publish articles detailing allegations of sexual improprieties by Republican candidate Arnold Schwarzenegger just days before the California recall election.
Since President Bush announced last week that Condoleezza Rice would head a task force on Iraq reconstruction, the national security adviser has come under fire for her management tactics and her council's interaction with other parts of the administration.
Timothy Muris, the head of the Federal Trade Commission that runs the Do-Not-Call list, discusses the continuing standoff in court and what consumers can expect in the meantime.
Violence continued in Baghdad's Sadr City Thursday night, when two U.S. soldiers were killed and four wounded in an ambush during a routine patrol of the heavily populated Shiite district, U.S. military officials said Friday.
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