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When Christian militias began murdering their Muslim neighbors in the Central African Republic, a small group of peacekeepers kept the killing at bay. But the country remains a tinderbox — with half a million refugees — while both sides...
A screen grab from a video obtained by the AFP reportedly shows the nearly 300 girls kidnapped six months ago by Boko Haram in Nigeria.The Nigerian government has agreed to an immediate cease-fire with the Islamist militant group, Boko Haram on...
Illustration by Ruth Tam Of all the Supreme Court Justices, Sonia Sotomayor is arguably the most visible outside of the courtroom. Her journey from a Bronx housing project to the United States Supreme Court has been chronicled by many, including...
Justice Edwin Cameron of South Africa’s Constitutional Court talks to senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown about the symbolism and importance of the high court’s art collection and the need to preserve it. When the Apartheid regime fell in...
Watch the Wisconsin gubernatorial debate at 8 p.m. EDT tonight (7 p.m. CDT), featuring incumbent Gov. Scott Walker (R) and Mary Burke (D). Milwaukee Public Television will live stream the event in the player above. Courtesy Wisconsin Broadcasters...
American Sikhs on American Sikh Day at the California state capitol on April 13, 2011. Photo by Flickr user jasleen_kaurSACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Anger stemming from a 30-year-old religious clash in India that left thousands dead has crept into one...