By PBS NewsHour
The race for New Mexico's first open Senate seat in 26 years has brought the national renewable energy debate into local focus as Republican Rep. Steve Pearce battles Democratic Rep. Tom Udall for the job.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Speculation that North Korea's Kim Jong Il may be seriously ill intensified Tuesday when the leader failed to appear at a parade marking the 60th anniversary of North Korea's founding.
Six world powers agreed Wednesday to start considering a fourth U.N. Security Council resolution imposing sanctions on Iran because of its refusal to end its nuclear program.
Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain each outlined their positions on the debate over allowing more off-shore drilling to ease energy prices and overall voter concerns on energy costs.
In a break with past policy on Iran, the Bush administration is sending a delegate to weekend nuclear talks between Iran's chief nuclear negotiator and other world powers, including the European Union.
North Korea demolished the cooling tower at its plutonium-producing reactor Friday, blasting apart the cylindrical structure in Yongbyon as a sign of its commitment to stop making plutonium for atomic bombs.
European Union nations agreed on Monday to impose new sanctions against Iran, including an assets freeze of the country's biggest bank, which is suspected of providing services to Iran's nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
Sens. Barack Obama and John McCain are honing their stances on climate and energy policy, focusing on issues like the federal gas tax and offshore drilling. Advisers for each campaign examine the energy policy debate.
Britain will freeze assets of Iran's largest bank in a new move to discourage the country from developing nuclear weapons, Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Monday as President Bush continued his farewell trip to Europe with a visit to London.
International Atomic Energy Agency Director-General Mohamed ElBaradei announced Monday that an inspection team was heading to Syria June 22 to clear up the lingering mystery about a Syrian military site bombed in an Israeli raid in September.
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