Iraq's new parliament met for the first time Tuesday to start the process of forming a new government, which might no longer include Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki as its leader.
Over 100,000 residents of Hong Kong marched to demand greater freedom in choosing their leaders. The protest comes on the 17th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to Chinese rule.
Sens. Chris Murphy and Bob Corker have drawn up a bipartisan proposal to help resolve the Highway Trust Fund's impending financial problems. Their plan would pay for most federal transportation programs with a gasoline tax.
Israel's ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, speaks to Robert Siegel about the Israeli government's response to the killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank.
The crisis in Ukraine is starting to take a psychological toll on citizens, including those who aren't near the fighting in the country's eastern provinces. Many Ukrainians say they now feel their country is at war with Russia and that they're prepared to make sacrifices for Ukraine's independence. Recent polling data shows that even in the east of the country, most people support keeping the country unified.
Speaking on the Potomac River waterfront, President Obama advocated for renovating aging American infrastructure with the historic Francis Scott Key Bridge poised behind him. NPR's Mara Liasson reports.
After finding three Israeli teens dead in the West Bank, the Israeli government has released a recording of an emergency phone call placed during their kidnapping. It has also begun a campaign of air strikes aimed at Hamas.