Venezuela Leader Chávez Dies at 58 :: Hugo Chávez, a former tank commander turned populist politician who used Venezuela's oil riches to pursue his vision of socialism and challenge the U.S., died Tuesday from complications related to cancer.
Beijing, U.S. Unveil New Korean Sanctions :: The U.S. and China introduced a new round of sanctions against North Korea at the United Nations that the U.S. said would significantly impede the development of Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, in response to its test last month of an atomic bomb.
Venezuela Consults Cuban Playbook :: Hours before announcing Chávez's death, the government resorted to a ploy to try to unite his supporters: Talk of an alleged conspiracy by the U.S. to destabilize the country.
U.S. fast-food workers protest, demand a 'living wage' :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/EuKEWm7bXRY/story01.htm
U.S. Officials say 'no smoking gun' implicating Assad in chemical attack :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/cTaKufD8YvE/story01.htm
Seeking Edge in Academics, Chinese Spend Summer in U.S. :: Many Chinese companies offer summer experiences in the United States costing $5,000 to $15,000, often a first step to an American college education.
5 Possible Reactions to U.S. Strike on Syria :: http://feeds.abcnews.com/c/35229/f/654843/s/308a456e/sc/20/l/0Labcnews0Bgo0N0CUS0Crepercussions0Eus0Emilitary0Estrike0Esyria0Cstory0Did0F20A0A93229/story01.htm
U.S. fast-food workers plan nationwide strikes over minimum wage :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/2VBaZ8Oj_n0/story01.htm
Britain says no to Syria intervention as U.S. considers actions :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/xKqYPMEL9eE/story01.htm
U.S. still aims to act with allies on Syria: Hagel :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/Ryh2ditg0Qs/story01.htm
U.S. consults oil experts as it weighs action against Syria :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ZPJl4006vfA/story01.htm
U.S. Won't Sue to Reverse States' Legalization of Marijuana :: The Obama administration said it would monitor operations in 20 states to make sure they do not run afoul of several enforcement priorities.
U.S. allows states to legalize recreational marijuana within limits :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/eOvQsR2UMII/story01.htm