In other news Wednesday, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced plans to step down from his position in March. During his four years working for the Obama administration, Salazar pushed for greater conservation and renewable energy.
Gadhafi's Family Flees, but Hunt Remains for Libyan Leader…
In other news, Obama met with General McChrystal to discuss strategies for Afghanistan, and a suicide bombing in Pakistan killed at least 49 people.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
A suicide bomber rammed an explosives-rigged car into a police academy as applicants lined up to register for classes Tuesday, killing at least 43 people and injuring 38 others, Algeria's Interior Ministry said.
By PBS NewsHour
The North African wing of al-Qaida is suspected of detonating twin car bombs that killed as many as 67 people near U.N. buildings in the Algerian capital Tuesday.
A classified report from U.S. intelligence analysts outlines the growing power of al-Qaida. Counterterrorism expert Daniel Benjamin and Lawrence Wright, a reporter who covered the terrorist organization following the Sept. 11 attacks, talk about the global threat.
In the days leading up to France's presidential run-off election, Margaret Warner reports on the changes taking place in the country, including its growing Muslim population, and how they may impact the upcoming vote.
By PBS NewsHour
A North African al-Qaida affiliate claimed responsibility for the Wednesday bombings of the Algerian prime minister's office and a police station that left at least 23 people dead and injured more than 160.
The death toll for the earthquake that rocked northern Algeria late Wednesday surpassed 1,600 Friday as searchers continued the grim work of sifting through destroyed apartment buildings and homes.
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