President Barack Obama delivered a primetime press conference in Washington Wednesday to mark his 100th day in office.
As South Africans cast ballots Wednesday in a parliamentary election that will determine a new president, forecasts show the ruling party's Jacob Zuma is likely to win. NPR's Charlayne Hunter-Gault describes the challenges that will confront the nation's new leader,…
India has benefited from supplying other countries with outsourcing services from computer help to legal document analysis, while in other parts of the country poor farmers are struggling to make a living. NewsHour special correspondent Simon Marks reports on the…
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A day after his arrest on a wide-ranging set of corruption charges, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich headed back to work Wednesday as President-elect Barack Obama issued a call for him to resign.
As pressure grows on Pakistan in the wake of the Mumbai attacks, Pakistan's Ambassador to the U.S., Husain Haqqani, details Islamabad's view on the assault and reacts to allegations of Pakistani links to the assailants.
By PBS NewsHour
Islamist fighters took control of the town of Jowhar, Somalia, on Wednesday in an ongoing insurgency against the Western-backed government that has gathered steam in recent months.
Cartoonist Doug Marlette, who won the Pulitzer Prize for his work at the Charlotte Observer and the Atlanta Constitution, died in a car accident on Tuesday at the age of 57. The NewsHour reflects on his contributions.
Political analyst and professor Mike Cornfield discusses the online strategies that campaigns are using for the upcoming presidential election.
The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta, or MEND, first emerged in January 2006 when it launched coordinated attacks on oil installations and kidnapped four oil workers to protest the Nigerian government and foreign oil companies.
The Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, which recognizes efforts to create a bridge between the fields of science and religion, is the world's largest annual award. This year's winner, Charles Taylor, speaks with Ray Suarez.
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