â€¢ Death rates for children five and under are dropping rapidly around the world.
â€¢ A U.S. appeals court rules that prisoners at the Bagram air base do not have a constitutional right to habeas corpus.
â€¢ President Obama asks for greater power to excise projects from spending bills.
â€¢ Texas adopts those controversial new curriculum standards.
â€¢ Drug war fallout: a state of emergency in Jamaica.
â€¢ "Voters dressed in chicken costumes won't be allowed inside Nevada polling places this year."