Desperate measures have been taken in Illinois to prevent the floods from worsening.
My cabbie, unwavering, continued: "Look, you can't trust these guys, with Saddam Hussein's sons Uday and Qusay, after they shot the guys, they showed us the bodies. Also that other guy ... what was his name?”
"They have nowhere to go and they don't know what to do so they come back to where their homes once stood, waiting for something to happen."
Healthcare and killing bin Laden are two seminal domestic political victories for Barack Obama. But the Arab and Muslim world will look for more substantive policy changes as it is logical the US obsession with al-Qaeda should curtail and change the conversation.
Al Jazeera's Kamahl Santamaria looks back on the invention that has assisted many public speakers.
The residents of a condemned favela refuse to leave, and live among the rubble of half-collapsed brick homes.
The United States launches remote piloted aircraft equipped with missiles to pinpoint targets against Muammar Gaddafi's troops.
At least 40 people have been killed over a three-day period, with further tornadoes expected this week..
For many Brazilian flag makers, the fact that the making of their national symbol has been sold out to the Chinese is the ultimate symbolism of globalism gone wrong.
While the fight over 2011 spending will finally get put to rest this week, another one, the battle for 2012, is only just beginning.
Are the people that pull the trigger and kill innocent people the problem? Or the gun in their hands? Or both?