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Some want the U.S. military to go ashore in Somalia to hunt pirates, commanders aren't enthusiastic.
A key United Nations official calls for more political engagement in global effort to reduce emissions.
Rice, a close Obama advisor, will now be a member of the Cabinet.
An academic who looks for real-world ways to beat global poverty.
Tehran's apparent pursuit of nuclear weapons will test Obama's faith in power of diplomacy.
Biggest drop on record in retail sales signals a deepening U.S. recession.
Key U.N. adviser describes effort to make sure global financial meltdown does not hurt aid efforts.
They can't vote but if they could they'd go for Obama.
Last-ditch diplomacy might not prevent the next president from facing two new active nuclear foes
Wall Street's meltdown under Bush's waning tenure has diplomats mulling America's reduced stature.