WASHINGTON - Republican legislation to cut off federal funding for Planned Parenthood failed to gather enough support in the U.S. Senate, temporarily halting moves to punish the group for its role in gathering fetal tissue for medical research. Full Article
LONDON - Oil prices steadied at $50 a barrel after a 5 percent drop and badly bruised commodity and Chinese markets were calmer generally on Tuesday, as investors attempted to shake off the recent turbulence.
SEOUL - For four years Samsung has basked in the success of its Galaxy smartphones, making billions of dollars competing in the premium mobile market. But the coming years are set to be more somber, as it wards of competition from Chinese rivals. Full Article
More and more Palestinians with permanent residency in East Jerusalem are applying for Israeli citizenship -- while defying taboo. Gavino Garay reports.