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Analysis: The 'Obamacare' rollout has been a mess. Can the president save the day? And, more importantly, who will win baseball's World Series?
With billions in aid on the table, America continues feeding the mouth that bites it.
Analysis: Chided by rights groups for the UAV bombings' civilian casualties, the United States is losing the moral high ground it has consistently claimed.
What is a sovereign credit rating and does it really matter?
Congress forges an eleventh-hour agreement, but a single senator could still trigger a default.
Analysis: Washington and Kabul cobble together a bilateral security agreement, but Afghanistan’s future remains uncertain.
Analysis: John Kerry says the government shutdown is 'an example of the robustness of our democracy.' The world may not be buying it.
A multitude of militant groups in Pakistan shares at least one characteristic: uncompromising hostility to the West, particularly the US. Could the Pakistani Taliban be the next big threat?
Bombs have killed more than 100 in Pakistan in little over a week, with scores more injured. The violence has reignited a quest to understand who is fighting whom in Pakistan — and why.
Analysis: Not only are the inmates running the asylum, they may be getting ready to blow it up.
Friday’s historic phone call between the presidents of the US and Iran could be a welcome sign that decades of distrust are ending. Or not.
Analysis: A US-Iran handshake that was 'too complicated' to take place. A breakthrough on Syria that was not reached. The UN General Assembly has been more significant for what did not happen than for what did.
Analysis: Between UN and German intelligence reports, explanations of who was behind Syria's chemical weapons attack still run the gamut.
Analysis: The chemical weapons plan seems great, but could require 75,000 soldiers. If the US won't send them, will Russia?
Analysis: Why did a seemingly offhand remark by Secretary of State John Kerry become the back-from-the-brink solution for Syria? A look at who wants what in this increasingly bizarre standoff.
Analysis: America’s crisis over Syria has its roots in the deceptions and missteps stemming from the World Trade Center attacks.
Analysis: With the Syria conflict heavy on leaders' minds, Russia's G20 economy powwow looks more like a UN affair.
Senate and House committee hearings expose numerous fault lines in the administration’s case for war.
Members of Congress will now have to share the responsibility for any military action in Syria.
Analysis: Despite the desertion of key allies, the White House seems more determined than ever to intervene in Syria.