By JACK EWING
Mario Draghi, president of the European Central Bank, also criticized political leaders on Thursday, saying half-measures have made the debt crisis worse.
By KEITH BRADSHER
A cheaper renminbi makes Chinese exports more competitive in overseas markets, but it could worsen trade friction with Europe and particularly the United States.
By J. DAVID GOODMAN
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton pressed Russia and China to back decisive action against the Syrian president before the violence draws neighboring countries into the conflict.
By DAMIEN CAVE, CHARLIE SAVAGE and THOM SHANKER
With Washington's attention swinging from Iraq and Afghanistan, the United States is expanding its antidrug efforts in Central America, where the violence has skyrocketed.
By PETER BAKER
President Obama is loath to engage in new military actions, but with each passing incident, the scale of the crisis in Syria grows.