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In November 2014, an appeals court in Malaysia overturned a state law that barred Muslim men from dressing as women in a historic victory for the country’s transgender women. The court found the law unconstitutional, characterizing it as...
Defense Secretary Ash Carter speaks at a news conference at the Pentagon in Washington on May 7, 2015. Carter said Sunday that he will find out who was responsible for mistaken shipments of live anthrax and will “hold them accountable.”...
Jimbelung, a two-year-old koala, is seen in Brisbane in 2014. Australian officials euthanized a group of sickly koalas this week following a health assessment of an”overabundant” koala colony. Photo by Kevin Lamarque/Reuters One of...
Around 500 people gathered in front of the Islamic Community Center of Phoenix on Friday in two opposing groups: one protesting the center and the other supporting it, the Associated Press reported. Men carrying rifles attend a “Freedom of...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Tonight, ISIS is maintaining control of the city of Palmyra in Syria. Now, we’re learning more about how ISIS is treating the people of Palmyra. For some insight,...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Yesterday, the State Department officially lifted its designation of Cuba as a state sponsor of terrorism. It’s one of the many recent steps by the Obama...