Questions of character and recent controversies took center stage at Wednesday night's Democratic debate, where Sens. Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama sought to prove their electability and appeal to Pennsylvania primary voters. Political reporters assess the state of the race…

The International War Crimes Tribunal in The Hague on Thursday sentenced former Bosnian Serb leader Biljana Plavsic, who pleaded guilty to war crimes committed against non-Serbs during the 1992-95 war in Bosnian, to 11 years in prison.