In Syria, thousands of protesters across the country took to the streets for the ninth Friday in a row. This, despite what now appears to be the most deadly crackdown against a pro-democracy uprising anywhere in the Arab world. But fewer people were hurt than on Fridays past. At least six were killed and several more injured.
Saturday marks a historic day for Haiti. For the first time in the country's history, presidential power is being handed over peacefully. President Rene Preval will be succeeded by Michel Martelly, a retired-musician-turned-politician. Martelly will also be Haiti's first head of state elected since last year's catastrophic earthquake. Robert Siegel talks with Jacqueline Charles, the Miami Herald's Caribbean correspondent.
On college campuses, the outlook for new grads is better than it's been for the past couple of years — with starting salaries averaging about $50,000. Still, for many students — especially those without technical skills or a business background — landing a good job remains tough.