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Myanmar to Get New President

Myanmar is set to get a new president Tuesday. The country's parliament will hold a historic vote to pick the new leader from a group of three candidates. The vote comes as the formerly army-ruled nation transitions towards its first civilian government in decades. Among the candidates is Htin Kyaw, a childhood friend and longtime confidant of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Under Myanmar's complex constitution, the president is chosen from three candidates - one put...

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