The White House has named its USAID head nominee, after 10 months of a leadership vacuum that prompted public statements of frustration from Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton.
By Admin, PBS NewsHour
Russian troops began leaving several cities in Georgia on Friday, the day that Russia's president had said a pullback would be complete, but elsewhere they were still manning checkpoints and controlling traffic.
Russia has said although it will withdraw the bulk of its troops from Georgia in coming days, it will maintain a military presence to protect South Ossetia. NPR correspondent Ivan Watson reports from Tbilisi.
U.N. officials began to tour the cyclone-devastated Irrawaddy delta in Myanmar on Monday, though some U.N. staffers still reported problems gaining access to the tightly controlled country. A senior U.S. diplomat in Rangoon, also known as Yangon, provides an update.
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