U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder holds a news conference Wednesday in Kabul. Holder was in the Afghan capital to talk to officials about improving the justice system and fighting corruption.
The looming storm could postpone BP's plans to double the amount of oil they capture from the spill. Here, a boat uses a boom and absorbent material to soak up oil on the surface of the water near Grand Isle, La., on Monday.
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Emilie Weideman and her father, Marc Weideman try their new iPhones Thursday in Palo Alto, Calif. Many of the new phones' owners are complaining of a glitch that drops calls.
Afghan police and U.S. Army soldiers jointly patrol the outskirts of Kandahar city as a boy pushes another boy in a wheelbarrow. The U.S. effort in Kandahar province faces a key challenge: Security is needed to enable local government to flourish, but without a local government in place, security is difficult to establish.
Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan, shown talking with a reporter in Jefferson City, Mo., in February, is the leading Democrat in the race to replace retiring Sen. Kit Bond.