|UN: Conditions Still Critical For Typhoon Victims In Philippines - Nearly a month after back-to-back typhoons submerged villages across the Philippines, hundreds of thousands of people displaced or still living in flooded areas.|
|Servicemembers Holiday Greetings Available Online - Members of the Joint Hometown News Service here recently posted more than 8,000 holiday greetings from servicemembers and their families stationed around the world on its Web site.
|Forces In Afghanistan Kill Militants - Combined Afghan and international forces killed an enemy militant and detained numerous suspects in recent operations in Afghanistan.|
|November Release Of White House Visitor Records - Building upon last month`s historic release of nearly 500 White House visitor records, today the White House releases more than 1,600 records of visits to the White House.|
|Obama Pardons Two Turkeys - Today at the White House, the President officially pardoned not one turkey, but two -- sparing both Courage and Carolina.|
|UN: Challenges Remain On Child Soldiers In Sudan - Despite progress in Sudan in the past two years in tackling the problem of children in armed conflict, many challenges remain.|
|Obama Will Attend Copenhagen Climate Summit - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the announcement that Barack Obama will attend the UN Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen.|
|Obama Provides Clue Of Afghanistan Strategy - President Barack Obama said today he will announce his decision on the strategy and troop request for Afghanistan shortly after Thanksgiving. |
|Celebs Thank Troops With Concert - Gary Sinise and the Lieutenant Dan Band made their first appearance in Afghanistan performing for hundreds of Airmen, Soldiers, Sailors and Coast Guard members Nov. 23 here.
|Review Panel Tours Fort Hood Massacre Site - The leaders of an independent review panel toured the scene of the Fort Hood, Texas, shooting rampage today and described how they view the panel`s mission. |
|Robert Gates Thanksgiving Message To Military - Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates today issued a holiday season message giving thanks to the military men and women who put their lives on the line every day. |
|Obama Talks Tough On Iran & North Korea - President Barack Obama today emphasized the importance of keeping international efforts focused on nuclear weapons programs in North Korea and Iran. |
|Obama: Decisions Will Pave Path To End Afghanistan War - A range of decisions still remain for President Barack Obama and his administration to finalize the U.S. strategy in Afghanistan, the president said in Beijing today. |
|Obama: Gitmo Likely To Miss Closure Deadline - Despite progress being made in closing the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, Obama acknowledged today that the administration likely will not make the January deadline.|
|Michelle Obama Honors Military Women - Today at the White House, First Lady Michelle Obama, along with Blue Star Mom Dr. Jill Biden, celebrated the bravery of women in the military. |
|UN: Climate Change Aggravates Gender Inequality - Although melting glaciers, rising sea levels and polar bears may be the faces of climate change, women who bear the brunt of global warming are on the front lines of its ravages. |
|UN: Potential Israeli Settler Violence Threatens Palestinians - 250,000 Palestinians on the West Bank are at risk of violence in revenge attacks that Israeli settlers may launch against a large-scale attempt by Israel to evacuate outposts it considers illegal.|
|UN Chief Ban Condemns Decision To Expand Jerusalem Settlement - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon deplored the Israeli Government's decision to expand Jerusalem`s Gilo settlement.|
|UN Calls On World To Aid Storm-Hit Phillipines - International aid agencies are seeking nearly $144 million in a revised appeal to support humanitarian efforts in the Philippines, which was hit by a series of storms since September.|
|Jill Biden Visits Military Families At Nellis - Dr. Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden, visited Nellis Air Force Base Nov. 15 to learn about the family support programs available at the base.