In other news, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin announced her resignation effective later this month, and officials in Pakistan reported that 17 people were killed in a U.S. drone aircraft attack targeting members of the Taliban.
In other news, California began issuing IOU notes after the governor failed to reach a deal on the state's budget, and Vice President Joe Biden visited troops in Iraq.
In other news, U.S. national security adviser James Jones met with candidates in Afghanistan's upcoming presidential election to press for a free and fair contest, and U.S. airstrikes in Pakistan reportedly killed nine people at a Taliban training camp.
In other news, a series of attacks in and around Baghdad on Monday killed at least 33 people, and the commander of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan is planning to announce new rules of engagement aimed at reducing the…
In other news, Afghanistan kicked off its two month-long presidential election campaign, and a U.S. soldier was killed in a roadside bombing about 230 miles southeast of Baghdad.
In other news, North Koreans turned out to protest tough new U.N. sanctions and U.S. Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal officially took command of U.S. and NATO forces in Afghanistan.
In other news, two bombings at Pakistani mosques killed at least nine people and the U.N. Security Council expanded sanctions against North Korea.
In other news, the World Health Organization declared the first global flu pandemic in 41 years, and four Chinese Muslims detained at Guantanamo Bay were released to Bermuda.
In other news, President Barack Obama predicted stimulus funds will help create or save 600,000 jobs this summer and Lebanese election results show the ruling, pro-Western bloc beat back a political challenge from Hezbollah.
In other news, General Motors Struck a tentative deal to sell its Saturn brand, and Brazilian investigators said the debris they discovered in the Atlantic Ocean was not from Air France Flight 447.
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