Vice President Joe Biden stopped in Australia as part of his Pacific tour, underscoring the US strategy of maintaining its influence in Asia. "We are a Pacific power, we are here to stay, and thank God we have you to lead us and to be with us," he said.
The $5.25 billion Panama Canal expansion is an economic boon for U.S. ports and could bring more jobs to the country, according to Vice President Joe Biden. The modernization project is "a consequential investment in the future of the United States of America," Biden said. Slated to be finished in mid-2015, the project will allow the passage of ships that are able to carry more cargo.
The Kenyan group Sisi Ni Amani has embraced new media as a way to help keep the peace during Monday's elections. The group sent out text messages urging calm in response to reports of unrest or violence at the polls.
Democratic vice-presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden, in this clip from "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," declares his opposition to California's constitutional marriage ban. "I think it's regressive. I think it's unfair, and so I'd vote no," said Biden, who also opposes a federal marriage ban. Meanwhile, in an interview with CBN, Republican vice-presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin referenced her vote in support of Alaska's constitutional marriage ban in backing a federal marriage amendment.