Filmmakers producing a film about the US special forces raid that killed Osama bin Laden are getting help from the Pentagon.
Barack Obama will urge the leaders of Pakistan and Afghanistan to put aside mistrust and join Washington in an alliance against Islamic extremists.
Pulitzer Prize-winning humourist Art Buchwald, who chronicled nightlife in postwar Paris, took aim at Washington's powerful, and merrily cheated death for months in a hospice, has died at age 81. Buchwald, who had kidney failure, refused dialysis early last year and entered a hospice expecting to die within weeks.
US officials are worried about what other secret US documents the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks may possess and had tried to contact the group.
The head of Nato forces in Afghanistan urged commanders on Monday to hire more Afghans and steer contracts to local businesses.
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice warned Moscow on Monday that it was playing a dangerous game with the US and its Nato allies.
US President Barack Obama played bartender-in-chief on Thursday at a "beer summit" of the main players in a racially charged case.
US General David Petraeus said on Thursday it was "disturbing" that a manufacturer had embossed biblical citations on rifle scopes sent to Iraq.
US President Barack Obama came under increasing pressure on Tuesday to publicly speak out against Beijing's harsh treatment of dissidents.
The compound in Pakistan where US forces killed Osama bin Laden was an active command centre from which he directed al-Qaeda.