Michael Jackson, King of Pop who first enraptured audiences as a child star and eventually Moonwalked his way into the hearts of millions around the world, died of an apparent cardiac arrest in Los Angeles on Thursday. He was 50.
At least seven persons were killed and more than 70 injured when a Metro train crashed into another in Washington on Monday evening. The rush-hour accident is the deadliest in the history of Washington's public transit system.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton on Wednesday said the official US-India relationship was "due for an upgrade" and suggested four platforms for cooperation - global security, human development, economic activity, science and technology.
President Barack Obama on Monday broke his silence on the political unrest in Iran saying he is deeply troubled by the violence, which has claimed the lives of several people. But, he added, it is the Iranians, and not the United States, who should pick leaders in Tehran.