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Virginia Sen. Jim Webb said Wednesday that he will not seek re-election, increasing the chances that Republicans will be able to take the seat back from Democrats in the 2012 election.
A key House committee Tuesday approved the broad outlines of a GOP plan to sharply curb domestic programs and foreign aid, but it wasn't enough for a handful of Republicans on the panel who promised to try to cut the measure even further during floor debate next week.
Deepening a rift ahead of the largest annual gathering of conservative activists in Washington this week, some of the movement's top leaders have circulated a private memo urging that conservatism's founding principles be recast to exclude gay rights groups from the Reagan coalition of economic, defense and social conservatives.
Internet users in Syria said Tuesday that Facebook and YouTube were available for the first time in three years amid signs Damascus may be lifting its ban on the popular social networking websites.
Just a few dozen Saudi women took part in a protest to demand the release of prisoners they claim are unfairly linked to militants.
The former U.S. ambassador to Luxembourg, a close political ally of President Obama's, was so "aggressive, bullying, hostile and intimidating" to her staff that she drove several top diplomats to appeal for transfers from the posh northern European nation to Iraq and Afghanistan, according to a State Department report.
The Obama administration's foreign policy - advertised far and wide as a sure-fire antidote to cowboy diplomacy - is flailing, and nowhere more so than in its attempt to ingratiate itself with those on the roiling Egyptian street.
The extensive press coverage of the evolving situation in Egypt, though seeming to cover every angle from the use of social media to the nuances of the American administration's approach to the maneuverings of the Muslim Brotherhood, is overlooking one key element — the role of Egyptian workers and labor unions in the uprising.
After more than two weeks of 24-hour-a-day demonstrations, many thought Egypt's young protesters would be tired by now. They were wrong.