As re-enacted war raged several miles away, tourists strolled a commercial strip of Gettysburg to survey T-shirts, hats and other trinkets to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War's pivotal battle.
President Obama on Sunday will announce a new initiative to double access to electric power in sub-Saharan Africa, part of his effort to build on the legacy of equality and opportunity forged by his personal hero, Nelson Mandela.
A Texas bill toughening abortion restriction stopped by a Senate filibuster and screaming protesters in the chamber gallery will not be derailed again when lawmakers return to the Texas Capitol, according to Gov. Rick Perry and Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst.