President Obama and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, seen here in August 2009, have little to laugh about now. The protests and uncertainty in Egypt pose a foreign policy dilemma for Washington: stick with the Mubarak government or back the pro-democracy movement?
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Pakistani police escorted the man identified by local authorities as Raymond Davis on Friday into court in the city of Lahore, where a judge ordered him held another eight days. The U.S. Embassy says the detained American is a diplomat enjoying immunity from criminal prosecution and arrest. Davis is due back in court Monday.
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Will o' the WispLew Soloff, Steve Richman, Harmonie Ensemble of New York
Phil Miatkowski, a student at Lake Forest College in 2008, created a Facebook group to keep his friends informed about legislation in Illinois. Colleges and universities are trying to enhance social networking opportunities for students to help reduce dropout rates.
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Members of the U.S. Figure Skating Team pose at Idlewild International Airport in New York before boarding a Sabena jet to Brussels, Feb. 14, 1961, on their way to the World Championships in Prague. The plane crashed Feb. 15 near the airport at Brussels, killing all onboard.