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In Jan. 1981, when Ronald Reagan was sworn in as the 40th U.S. president, he declared the federal budget to be out of control. The deficit had reached $74 billion, and the federal debt was at $930 billion. Mr. Reagan said a stack of $1,000 bills equivalent to what Uncle Sam owed would be 67 miles high. Chump change and height today.
President Obama marked Memorial Day on Monday by laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery and calling on the nation to reflect on its "debt to its fallen heroes."
Thailand and Cambodia traded barbs Monday at the United Nations' highest court, accusing each other of launching illegal cross-border attacks around a historic temple in a disputed border region.
Yemeni warplanes carried out airstrikes Monday on a southern town seized by hundreds of Islamic militants over the weekend, witnesses said, as the political crisis surrounding the embattled president descended into more bloodshed.
The Israeli military on Monday said soldiers forcibly removed dozens of Jewish worshippers who refused to leave a holy site inside a Palestinian city in the West Bank.
A suicide bomber blew up an explosives-packed car at the gates of an Italian military base Monday in one of two attacks on the relatively secure western city of Herat, killing at least five Afghans in a major commercial center slated to be handed over by NATO to Afghan control in July.
U.S. troops fighting in Afghanistan paused Monday to remember the fallen in Memorial Day services, as a war nearly a decade old trudged on.
President Obama has chosen veteran U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey to succeed Navy Adm. Mike Mullen as chairman of the military Joint Chiefs of Staff.