Mideast Summit U.S. to hold trilateral peace talks
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice announced plans to hold informal meetings with Israel and the Palestinians within the next month to revive a 2003 road map for peace.
States of Gay Union Legal linkage in New Jersey
Starting Feb. 19, same-sex couples in N.J. can obtain civil-union licenses--and get the legal benefits of married couples. It's the third state to do so, but clergy can decline to perform the ceremony.
Antiwhaling Wars Japanese fleet to meet resistance
Conservation groups Greenpeace and Sea Shepherd have sent ships--some with battering rams--to intercept and possibly disable...