President Obama met Wednesday with the leaders of Afghanistan and Pakistan, beginning talks on forging a plan to fight the Taliban. Pamela Constable of the Washington Post updates the story from Islamabad.
President Obama urged calm in the face of the widening swine flu outbreak, as dozens of cases of swine flu were reported in the United States. Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano describes the government's response.
As the swine flu death toll rose in Mexico on Monday and dozens more cases were reported in the United States, officials moved swiftly to contain the outbreak.
During a visit to Mexico, President Barack Obama pledged renewed U.S. support to help curb the country's drug-related violence. Analysts mull the possible policy changes.
Margaret Warner reports on President Obama's meeting with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and their discussions of cooperation on curbing drug violence.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
President Obama visits Mexico for the first time Thursday on the heels of naming a new "border czar" and instituting other security measures to try to shield the United States from growing drug violence in Mexico.
By PBS NewsHour
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano named former federal prosecutor Alan Bersin as the next "border czar" to lead U.S. Customs and Border Protection during a Wednesday news conference in El Paso, Texas.
Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced plans Tuesday for bolstering security along the country's southwest border in an effort to curb spillover from Mexico's deadly drug war. Betty Ann Bowser reports.
Independent Television News correspondent Bill Neely reports on the growing violence and carnage of Mexico's ongoing drug war.
Israel continued airstrikes on Hamas targets in Gaza Tuesday, indicating its intention to launch further attacks in the coming days. Egyptian ambassador Sameh Shoukry discusses his country's role in the crisis and his government's controversial decision to keep Egypt's border…
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