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As Secretary Of State, Kerry Visits Middle East

This weekend, newly appointed Secretary of State John Kerry makes his first official visits to Middle Eastern countries including Egypt and Saudi Arabia. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks to Foreign Policy's David Rothkopf about Kerry's agenda. Rothkopf says Secretary Kerry has less power to shape U.S. policy overseas than many think.

Al-Qaida Leader Reportedly Killed In Mali

Mokhtar Belmokhtar is believed to have been behind the attack on an Algerian gas plant in January. The Chadian military said Saturday its forces had killed the senior commander for al-Qaida's wing in North Africa in an attack on a rebel base in Mali.

Searching For Stability, Tunisia Stumbles

The North African nation seemed to be doing better than other Arab Spring countries. But it's suffered a recent series of setbacks as it tries to build a stable political system and economy.
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Kenya's Elections

Kenyans went to the polls yesterday in a tense presidential election that could erupt in violence.

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The Sapphires

Inspired by a true story, "The Sapphires" is a lighthearted film about a serious subject: overcoming the legacy of institutional racism in Australia.


Add 'North Korea Expert' To Dennis Rodman's Resume

Experts say that Rodman's head-to-head with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un might reveal something of value.