Rapid growth in some western states has caused strain on natural resources. Local experts explain how the issues of water, power and land use are playing a role in the 2008 presidential election.
Although Las Vegas is internationally known as an entertainment capital, job growth has spurred a population and development boom in the city. As part of the Big Picture election series, Ray Suarez looks at the changing demographics of the city's…
Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, wife of President Nestor Kirchner, was elected president of Argentina Sunday. The NewsHour reports on Kirchner's transition from First Lady to the country's presidency.
Nigeria's Supreme Court on Monday cleared Vice President Atiku Abubakar as a valid presidential candidate, less than a week before elections are set to take place.
Mexico's Federal Electoral Institute declared conservative Felipe Calderon the winner of the presidential election Thursday, but a protest is planned Saturday. Experts discuss the country's next steps.
Mexico's leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took a slight and early lead Wednesday over his conservative opponent Felipe Calderon as Mexican officials began recounting votes from Sunday's contested election. Ray Suarez reports on the ongoing tally.
Electoral officials in Mexico said a preliminary vote count gave the conservative Felipe Calderon a 1 percentage point lead over Mexico City's leftist former mayor, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador. However, the official tally will not be known for days. Ray…
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