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President Obama meets New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key at the Nuclear Security Summit.

The threat is the stuff of Hollywood thrillers, but the work of keeping nukes out of the hands of terrorists is not so exciting. President Barack Obama hoped to rectify the imbalance by hosting a historic summit of foreign leaders. Can 47 world leaders keep nuclear material out of the hands of terrorists? Read more»

A sign at a Tea Party rally in Nevada, March 2010.

The Tea Party's strongest supporters have negative views on minorities, says a University of Washington survey. A local Tea Party organizer called the poll a "hit piece." Read more»

Political instability, economic uncertainty and pressure from China bear down on one of world's most vulnerable populations. Read more»

Nonprofit and advocacy Web sites, online "chats" with government officials, and hotlines for lawmakers are getting barraged with questions about how the health law will affect Americans. Read more»

A British National Party campaign poster from 2009.

Ahead of general election, a whistleblower and a hunger strike draw attention to asylum seekers. Read more»

Unrest last week in Biskek.

Why you should care about the upheaval in this small, ex-Soviet state. Read more»

The Rape-aXe is a latex sheath containing sharp barbs that latch onto the penis when a man tries to rape a woman. The device can only be removed surgically.

South African Sonnet Ehlers made a promise to herself to "do something about” rape. Forty years later, the result is the Rape-aXe, an anti-rape device with "teeth." Read more»

A former President with an eye for the ladies. A rogue state dictator known for Bacchanalian self-indulgence. Paaaaaaaaaaaaaarty!!! Read more»

A billboard is attacked during unrest in Bishkek on Thursday.

Three days after thousands of protesters President Bakiyev from the capital, officials in the country's new government expressed outrage that Washington turned a blind eye to the deposed administration's abuses. Some of them are calling for the closure of the United States' air base. Read more»

Donna Bartos of Peoria started the Purple Ribbon Council to Cut Out Domestic Abuse after she became a victim. A study from Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute recommends that officials do more to prevent abuse at the earliest signs rather than focusing on punishing those who commit abuse.

Donna Bartos says she endured five years with her high school sweetheart before verbal and emotional abuse culminated in an act of violence. In 2006, she founded the Purple Ribbon Council to Cut Out Domestic Abuse with the mission of stopping abuse before it spirals out of control. Read more»

Lawmakers reported 42 threats in the first three months of this year, compared with 15 in last three months of 2009. Read more»

Former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano could again be under consideration for the U.S. Supreme Court.

Justice Janet? Former Arizona Gov. Janet Napolitano is once again a potential nominee for the U.S. Supreme Court. Read more»

Poles gather in national mourning.

Polish president Lech Kaczynski, 60, was killed in an air crash near the Russian city of Smolensk on Saturday morning along with 95 other people, after the airliner tried repeatedly to land in very foggy conditions. Read more»

The 'party of yes'? Or the 'party of no'? Both words are one syllable, so pronunciation shouldn't be much of an issue. Making it a tough call. Read more»

Ever wonder how some guys get all the girls? Well, there's no mystery, really! Money and power! Chicks love it! Read more»

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