Monday, December 19, 2011
Kim Jong Il, the 70-year-old leader of North Korea, who had become increasingly ill and reclusive in recent years, died on Sunday.
Asian shares were off to a weak start on Monday as European leaders struggled to convince markets that they will be able to tackle the sovereign debt crisis and avert a global credit crunch.
Computer programmers have built software that makes computers capable of increasingly creative tasks. They can do everything from write fiction novels to design snack foods. But whether it's truly creative remains a subject for debate.
The last U.S. soldiers rolled out of Iraq across the border to neighboring Kuwait at daybreak Sunday, whooping, fist bumping and hugging each other in a burst of joy and relief.