Fourteen of the best images of Hillary Clinton as she celebrates her 65th birthday.
Artist Ahmed Mater returns to Islam's holiest site to capture the enormous changes as modernity meets tradition.
Millions of Muslims from around the world begin the hajj -- a journey to the holy city of Mecca.
Is China's leader-in-waiting the jolliest functionary in the People's Republic?
Obama and Romney point fingers, a bombing rocks Beirut, and casualties mount as the war in Syria rages on.
Angela Merkel gets a dubious welcome in Greece, Pakistani children pray for Malala, and a member of Pussy Riot is released from jail.
While the United States offers "non-lethal aid," the destruction of Syria's largest city continues.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel received an angry welcome in Greece as popular anger over austerity measures continues to grow.
While Morocco's wealthy ruling family enjoys a luxurious lifestyle, life looks very different on the country's streets.
If we're ever going to get out of this slump, what will it take? We asked more than 60 leading economists to tell us.
A day-by-day examination of the world's most dangerous nuclear standoff.
Romney takes on Obama at the first presidential debate, Syria shells Turkey, and Georgia's opposition celebrates a surprise victory.
Bibi points to a bomb, Ahmadinejad flashes a peace sign, and protests heat up in Athens.
While Barack Obama was off fighting to keep his job, Hillary Clinton was busy in New York doing it.
After much struggle, China finally has the massive naval vessel it always wanted.
A tour of 35 towns throughout the country in an investigation of civil society's capacity to counter Talibanization.
Aung Sang Suu Kyi gets another prize, Mitt Romney responds to a secret video, and protests continue to rage from China to Pakistan.
What drinking cocktails on a slow boat to Somalia taught me about the battle against piracy.
Anti-Japan demonstrations break out in Beijing as anger over a territorial dispute grows.