Key moments that left mark on U.S.

World / Politics Apr 9, 2013

Key moments that left mark on U.S.

Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first female prime minister, held the office for more than 11 years, including during the entire 1980s. In that time, she left a major mark on U.S. politics, mainly through her close relationship with President Ronald Reagan. Here's a look back at ...

Iraq, Afghan wars to cost U.S. up to $6 trillion: study

World Mar 29, 2013

Iraq, Afghan wars to cost U.S. up to $6 trillion: study

The U.S. wars in Afghanistan and Iraq will cost American taxpayers $4 trillion to $6 trillion, taking into account the medical care of wounded veterans and expensive repairs to a force depleted by more than a decade of fighting, according to a new study ...

In echo of Arab Spring,  protests in Iraq surge

World / Politics | FOCUS Feb 10, 2013

In echo of Arab Spring, protests in Iraq surge

This restive Sunni town, the first to rebel against U.S. troops a decade ago, is rising up once again, this time against the government the Americans left behind. In an echo of the Arab Spring protests that have overturned regimes elsewhere in the region, angry ...