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Iran's backing is a pillar of Assad's hold on power, and Tehran's absence at the Swiss-based conference may prove its undoing.
Thick black smoke from burning tires engulfs Kiev as an ultimatum issued by the opposition to the president to call early election or face street rage was set to expire.
A Mexican national is executed for killing a Houston police officer despite pleas and diplomatic pressure from the Mexican government and the U.S. State Department.
A new AP poll finds that less than a third of Americans consider Obama to be an above-average commander in chief, but nearly twice as many find him likable.
The changes to the government's surveillance programs seek to satisfy legal, privacy and civil liberties concerns.
The nation's uninsured rate drops modestly in January as the major coverage expansion under Obama's health care law got underway, a survey finds.
A new White House report says no one in America is more at risk of being a victim than college women – with one in five having been attacked.
"Benefits Street," reality TV for austerity times, is a smash hit featuring welfare recipients, but it's creating controversy in Britain.
A three-year experiment in South America suggests better eating habits displayed by Bert and Ernie and Cookie Monster have had a positive effect.
The Seattle Seahawks' All-Pro cornerback says he was "surprised" by the negative reaction his postgame rant received on social media and the airwaves.