Former opposition leader Tzipi Livni resigned from Israel's Knesset.
Syria's Cabinet resigned Tuesday to help quell a wave of popular fury that erupted more than a week ago and is now threatening President Bashar Assad's 11-year rule in one of the most authoritarian and closed-off nations in the Middle East.
Ron Klain, Vice President Joe Biden's chief of staff, is resigning. "As my chief of staff in the White House, Ron has done an exceptional job of building my team, implementing my direction on top priorities, and providing invaluable counsel," Biden said in a statement Tuesday. "He has also played a key role in establishing the strong, positive relationship that exists between my staff and the President's team." This White House has been notable for the smooth relations between President Obama and Biden.