Mar 26, 2013 — As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry continued working on the security transition, suspected suicide attacks in two locations underscored the challenges that remain. He also engaged in a little soccer diplomacy.
Jan 24, 2013 — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta made the historic announcement Thursday afternoon. The reality, though, is that women in the U.S. military have been in harm's way in recent years. Women veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan can speak to that. Still, the lifting of the ban will open up jobs.
Jan 22, 2013 — The 28-year-old prince just ended his second tour with the British Army in Afghanistan. He's a co-pilot/gunner on a helicopoter. Asked whether he had killed from the cockpit, he said: 'Yea, so lots of people have.' "
Jan 4, 2013 — Fighting has raged in Syria since March 2011. The U.N. estimates that more than 60,000 people have died. The effect on children is heart-breaking. Some can't draw pictures of people without showing blood coming out of them.
Jan 2, 2013 — Recently, it was estimated that about 45,000 people had been killed since anti-regime protests began in March 2011. Now, the U.N. says it has compiled a more accurate list of those who have died. It's likely the death toll is still underestimated, the U.N. concedes.
Nov 21, 2012 — United Nations peacekeepers mostly stood aside as M23 rebels took control of Goma. The fighters are now vowing to move toward the country's capital, Kinshasa.
Aug 30, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, college football scandals, and why more invasive doesn't always mean better medicine. In the second hour, the author of What It Is Like To Go To War, and TOTN summer movie series concludes with a look at the best Liz Taylor films.