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By JEFF ZELENY and JIM RUTENBERG
Mitt Romney introduced Representative Paul D. Ryan of Wisconsin as his running mate Saturday in Norfolk, Va., making a selection that will intensify the campaign debate on the size and role of government.
By JACKIE CALMES
To date, Mitt Romney has been criticized for a lack of detail in his plan to reduce the nation's debt. Tapping the architect of the House Republican budget plan changes that.
By DAMIEN CAVE
Turkey and the United States agreed to form a task force with intelligence, military and political leaders from both countries to track events in Syria and plan for its future.
By STEVEN LEE MYERS and THOM SHANKER
Concerned about a security vacuum in the Sinai region, officials in the United States and Egypt are discussing American aid that would include equipment, training and surveillance.
By RICK GLADSTONE and ANNE BARNARD
The United States said the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah has trained and advised government forces inside Syria and has helped to expel opposition fighters from within the country.
By GRAHAM BOWLEY
A decision to uphold prison sentences for three of Sahar Gul's in-laws is still an exception to the prevailing treatment of women in Afghanistan.