• China's President Xi Jinping, right, listens during a meeting with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, unseen, in Boao town, Hainan province, China, Sunday, April 7, 2013.

    With pressure growing on Beijing to get North Korea to step back from its war-like footing, Chinese President Xi Jinping said that no one country should be allowed to upset world peace.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 08, 2013, 12:51 AM EDT
  • In this Jan. 31, 2013, file photo, Republican Chuck Hagel, President Obama's choice for Defense Secretary, testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee during his confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.

    Senate GOP stalled nomination of President Obama's nominee to be the next defense secretary, though he'll get another chance later in the month.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 14, 2013, 11:00 PM EST
  • Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., center, flanked by Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I., left.

    Despise a disasterous start to confirmation hearings, Obama administration seems to think former GOP senator can be confirmed as defense secretary.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 01, 2013, 5:57 PM EST