In Bahrain, leading human rights advocate Abdulhadi Al-Khawaja has received a lifelong prison sentence, as the case with seven other prominent Shiite activists. Guest host Tony Cox speaks with Maryam Al-Khawaja about her father's case and her family's history of opposition to the Bahraini government.
Realtors are hoping an uptick in home prices reported on Tuesday is the beginning of a turnaround, but industry experts say it's too soon to tell if the improvement is anything other than a seasonal blip.
The Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller home price index reported that prices in April rose in 13 of the 20 cities tracked. Washington, D.C., saw the biggest price increases, followed by San Francisco, Atlanta and Seattle.
The index, which covers metro areas that include about 50 percent of U.S. households, rose 0.7 percent, the first increase since July 2010.
In the beginning of the uprising in Syria, the government banned the international media. So, every report from the foreign outlets about what was happening carried the warning, "we can not confirm the information" because the media was scrambling to piece together the news from videos produced by the protest movement and government statements coming from Syria state TV.
A private research group reported Tuesday that U.S. consumers' confidence declined to a seven-month low as job worries increased.
The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence Index slipped to 58.5 in June, down from a revised 61.7 in May. Economists had expected the figure to edge up to 61. The results follow an almost six-point drop from May to April, which had marked a six-month low.
Serious medical errors that result in malpractice payments are almost as common in outpatient settings like physicians' offices and urgent care clinics as they are in hospitals, according to a recent study published in JAMA.
"She did not look sick at all," ABC News' Gina Sunseri says of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ) after the congresswoman's first public appearance before a large crowd since being shot and critically wounded on Jan. 8.