Qualcomm's Chief Operating Officer Steve Mollenkopf, touted as a possible candidate for the top job at Microsoft Corp, was promoted to the chipmaker's CEO post. Full Article
BAQUBA, Iraq - Masked gunmen shot dead 18 oil and gas workers, most of them Iranians, outside the northeastern Iraqi town of Muqdadiya on Friday, witnesses and officials said.
GREENWICH, Conn - Kaitlin Roig barricaded herself and 15 first-graders in a bathroom at Sandy Hook Elementary School, hiding from a gunman who would kill 26 people. A year later, she plans to spend the day thinking about anything but the deadly rampage. Full Article
Dec. 13 - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry calls for the release of missing American Robert Levinson who disappeared during a business trip to an Iranian island in the Persian Gulf in March 2007. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Paul Ryan risks losing Tea Party support for a presidential run after cutting a deal with Democrats. Video
Why did Wall Street celebrate the budget breakthrough with its biggest daily fall in two months? Commentary
There's one group of people who hurt millions of Americans with purposefully blind optimism and false promises: politicians in every city and state that is facing a pension shortfall. Commentary
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