Obama Pursues 'Aggressive' U.S. Diplomacy on Sudan

President Barack Obama seen with his special envoy to Sudan Scott Gration (file photo).

President Barack Obama has written to nine African leaders stressing the high priority the United States gives to a successful independence vote for the south. Read more »

The Year in Photos - World Events

January 9th: Countdown to Referendum

This photo essay feature looks at some of the events that defined 2010. Read more »