Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi may be under increasing pressure to step down, but he told reporters Monday that he won't give up power. "My people love me. They would die for me," he told ABC's Christiane Amanpour.
Stemming from rural Alberta, Canada, the three members of The Rural Alberta Advantage first met by hosting open stage nights at The Winchester. Jokingly stating that they were the reason the 120-year-old venue shut down, the trio — composed of Nils Edenloff, Amy Cole and Paul Banwatt — explores heartbreak through pop-tinged indie-folk.
Cars and trucks made by Ford are getting better and better, according to Consumer Reports. And while Ford is making gains, Toyota has been in a slide, according to the non-profit testing group.
In its just-released ratings for 2011, the magazine chose Nissan's Altima as its top family sedan, praising its comfort, handling and fuel economy. The Hyundai Elantra was the choice for the best small car, with the Honda Fit taking honors as the best budget car.
It was a new week with the same old partisan stand-offs in Wisconsin, Indiana and Ohio between Republicans controlling the statehouses on one side and minority Democrats and angry union supporters on the other.
The last day of February found Republican state officials in Madison, Wis. attempting to exert more control over pro-union protesters who've camped out for many days inside the state capitol building.
Iran has arrested two former presidential challengers who helped to spark demonstrations against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad after losing a disputed election in 2009, according to reports.
Since that election, and the protests that followed, Mirhossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karoubi became opposition leaders. In light of protests and unrest in the Middle East, Iranian authorities placed them under house arrest more than two weeks ago.