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The arrest of Mikhail Khodorkovsky, Russia's top entrepreneur and a government critic, has rocked the country's financial markets and fueled criticism of President Putin for being anti-democratic.
The nine Democrats in contention for their party's 2004 presidential nomination met at a debate in Detroit last night sponsored by the Congressional Black Caucus Institute and Fox News Channel. Gwen Ifill, who moderated the debate, reviews the highlights.
Liberia's main rebel group has asked the government's transition leader to step down, or risk threatening a peace agreement intended to end more than a dozen years of civil war.
The U.S. Senate Wednesday night passed an anti-spam bill by a 97-0 vote, though industry experts offer a more cautious assessment of the measure.
Iran provided key documentation of its nuclear program to the United Nations nuclear watchdog agency Thursday but apparently could not fully clarify the origins of traces of weapons-grade uranium found in the country.
President Bush finished his week-long trip to the Far East with a visit to the United States' closest ally south of the equator, Australia. Experts assess the impact of the trip.
India unveiled several proposals Wednesday aimed at improving relations with longtime rival Pakistan, and agreed to meet with members of the separatist movement in India's portion of Kashmir for the first time in 13 years.
The Senate Judiciary Committee struggled over President Bush's nomination of conservative California Supreme Court Justice Janice Brown to the D.C. Court of Appeals. Some Democrats sought to forestall the Brown nomination, fearing that President Bush may be grooming her for…
President Bush continued his Asia trip Tuesday, stressing a commitment to the war on terrorism and tolerance for religious beliefs. Gwen Ifill leads a discussion about U.S. interests and relations in the region.
Florida Gov. Jeb Bush ordered that a severely brain-damaged woman be placed back on life support, at the request of her parents, after the woman's husband won a court order to have his wife removed from life support six days…
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