Mitt Romney will meet with Israeli leaders on the latest leg of his three-nation foreign tour in a move that comes as Republican party strategists are making an aggressive pitch for American Jewish voters.
The head of the American government's secretive National Security Agency has taken the unprecedented step of asking a convention of computer hackers to join him in an effort to make the internet more secure.
Mitt Romney's campaign is scrambling to limit the damage from his gaffe-strewn visit to London – which has drawn mocking put-downs from the city's mayor and the British prime minister, and "Mitt the twit" headlines in the UK – by saying that Americans don't care what the foreign press prints.
From criticising the biggest sporting event Britain has held in over 40 years, to 'looking out of the backside of 10 Downing Street', Mitt Romney's first foreign trip of his presidential candidacy hasn't gone quite as well as he might have hoped. As the former Massachusetts governor continues to gaffe his way across London, here's a round-up of Romney's red-facers. So far.
Mitt Romney handed Barack Obama a potential gift for the US presidential election campaign when the presumptive Republican nominee blundered on his first diplomatic outing by questioning whether London was capable of staging a successful Olympic Games.
Tony Blair will be the star attraction for Mitt Romney in London when the US Republican presidential election nominee embarks on a series of "grip and grin" meetings to burnish his diplomatic credentials.
Mitt Romney's campaign has been forced to deny that it believes the Republican challenger would be better placed than Barack Obama to handle the relationship between the US and the UK because of his "Anglo-Saxon heritage".
Batman star Christian Bale visited victims of the Aurora shooting at a Colorado hospital on Tuesday.
America got its first glimpse of James Holmes on Monday as the man believed to have murdered 12 people and injured at least 58 in a mass shooting at a Colorado movie theatre made his first appearance in court.
US secretary of state Hillary Clinton pledged at first international Aids conference in America for two decades that the Obama administration would do whatever it takes to end the HIV epidemic.