NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO - The central question before the Federal Reserve has shifted from whether to cut its extraordinary stimulus to when exactly to pull back. Full Article
ISTANBUL - The United States and Britain suspended non-lethal aid to northern Syria after Islamist fighters seized Western-backed rebel weapons warehouses, highlighting fears that supplies could end up in the wrong hands. | Video
Dec. 11 - The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board holds hearing to review Asiana crash that killed three and injured more than a hundred passengers when it crash landed in San Francisco. Linda So reports.
The African Union wanted to deploy forces in the Central African Republic rather than use U.N. troops. Wealthy nations are funding a poorly-equipped regional peacekeeping force instead of authorizing more costly U.N. troops. This reflects new political realities. Commentary
Prices and rationing are generally effective tools for economic management. Not in healthcare. The U.S. pricing system is chaotic and British rationing has created a bureaucratic monster. But the two contrasting models are both valid – and could be made to work better. Commentary
The “TSA Loose Change Act,” or HR 1095, has bipartisan support, but seems like it was drafted by Saturday Night Live scriptwriters looking for a new way to make fun of Congress. Commentary
For some key states, anti-corruption day may mark a celebration driven by citizens in search of their stolen citizenship. Commentary