June 30, 2013 Sometimes pictures do a better job of conveying what's going on in the world. Here are three images — two from Sunday and one from Saturday — that describe the nature of protests in Egypt, Brazil and Turkey.
June 30, 2013 Speaking in Cape Town on Sunday, President Obama recalled what some say was Robert Kennedy's greatest speech — the senator's 1966 address at a South African university. Read that famous address and see video highlights.
June 30, 2013 "The world is grateful for the heroes of Robben Island, who remind us that no shackles or cells can match the strength of the human spirit," the president wrote Sunday. He also unveiled a $7 billion "Power Africa" initiative, to bring electricity to the continent.
June 30, 2013 The largest demonstrations so far against the Egyptian president's year-old government are being held. He says he won't give in to demands that he step down or call new elections. Some protesters, though, think Morsi will suffer the same fate as toppled President Hosni Mubarak.
June 29, 2013 Andrew Pochter, 21, was from Chevy Chase, Md. He was in Egypt to teach English to children. It appears he was attacked on Friday while watching an anti-government protest in Alexandria.
June 29, 2013 Using Mandela's clan name, by which the anti-apartheid hero is affectionately known, Obama hailed Madiba's "moral courage." Mandela, whose 95th birthday is less than three weeks away, is in critical condition with a lung infection. Obama is on a previously scheduled visit to South Africa.
June 29, 2013 The president plans to visit privately Saturday with relatives of former South African President Nelson Mandela, but doesn't intend to see the critically ill anti-apartheid activist he has called a "personal hero."
June 28, 2013 One of the people killed in Friday's clashes is an American citizen, Egyptian security officials say. Protests against President Mohammed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood have been building all week.