September 24, 2012 Some pundits say the stumbling GOP presidential campaign should be seen as a bellwether for a possible Romney White House.
September 21, 2012 Every election season, the political signs that sprout like dandelions from lawns across America also pop up at more than a few businesses. For some, expressing political preferences is a calculated move to attract customers. But it can just as easily turn them away.
September 14, 2012 Chinese patrol boats turned back from the disputed Senkaku islands, which Japan nationalized earlier this week despite Beijing's long-running claim of sovereignty.
September 14, 2012 President Obama, referring to Egypt, told the Spanish-language Telemundo: "I don't think that we would consider them an ally, but we don't consider them an enemy."
September 14, 2012 The protests against an anti-Islam film have spread beyond Egypt, Libya and Yemen to countries such as Afghanistan and Indonesia.
September 13, 2012 Xi Jinping hasn't been seen or heard since Sept. 1, leading to speculation of an injury that might prevent him from assuming the presidency next month.
September 13, 2012 A day after armed assailants attacked the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, violence spread to Yemen, where protesters stormed the embassy compound before being driven back.
September 12, 2012 Russia's No. 2 leader calls for band members sentenced last month to be released after three of them spent five months in jail awaiting trial.
September 12, 2012 The union president says the two sides have made incremental progress but no deal was in sight as teachers continued to man the picket lines.
September 12, 2012 Most of the workers were killed in a garment factory in Karachi, while 25 died at a separate fire in a shoe factory in Lahore.
September 12, 2012 The deaths came after protesters fired a rocket-propelled grenade into the consulate, and protesters in Egypt scaled the U.S. embassy walls there.
September 11, 2012 Xi Jinping, the next in line to succeed President Hu Jintao, has missed important meetings in the past week, with officials offering no explanation for his sudden disappearance.
September 11, 2012 Despite Beijing's claim of sovereignty over the islands, Japan has nationalized them as part of a deal to buy them from private Japanese owners.
September 11, 2012 Ceremonies at ground zero, the Pentagon and Shanksville; Chicago teachers away from the classroom for a second day as contract talks drag on.