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THE LATEST CONCERNS: Foreign governments including India and the United Arab Emirates are uneasy about the encryption technology behind BlackBerry's corporate e-mail service.
Republicans on Sunday criticized President Obama for comments about a proposed mosque near New York's ground zero, suggesting that the matter will escalate into a significant campaign issue leading into the November midterm elections.
Independents who embraced President Obama's call for change in 2008 are ready for a shift again, and that's worrisome news for Democrats.
Israeli army cranes on Sunday began removing a concrete barrier that shielded a Jewish neighborhood bordering the West Bank from gunfire — a sign that calm is taking hold in the Palestinian territory.
The Obama administration says it's wrong to try to change the constitutional amendment that grants automatic citizenship to babies born in the United States.
Progress in Afghanistan only began this spring and needs time to take root, Army Gen. David H. Petraeus said in comments broadcast Sunday that were aimed at shoring up American support for the war.
A top Republican senator said Sunday that President Obama's comments about a proposed mosque near New York's ground zero will escalate into a campaign issue leading into the November midterm elections.
"Tea party" groups converged on a remote section of the U.S.-Mexico border on Sunday to show support for Arizona's new immigration law and hear from more than a dozen conservative speakers, many of them candidates running for office in crowded Republican primaries.
In April, the president of the poverty-stricken nation of Senegal unveiled what he boasts is the world's "highest statue" — a $24 million bronze artwork called "African Renaissance" that measures slightly taller than the Statue of Liberty.