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  • U.S., allies caution against outside meddling in Libya

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and European allies cautioned in a joint statement on Monday that outside interference in Libya would worsen divisions in the country and slow progress in its political transition. "We believe outside interference...
  • Cuban doctors return to Guantanamo for 20th anniversary of rafter crisis

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVAL BASE, Cuba When Cuban doctors from Miami came to help 30,000 Cuban rafters held here, they found a hellish tent camp where people cut and burned themselves in hopes of being evacuated to U.S. hospitals. The doctors cringed when...
  • For women in Chiapas, hoping and working toward a 'life free of violence'

    SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS, Mexico �� When a pending downpour forced Lesvia Entzin Gomez to return to her mother-in-law's without the apples she had left to cut, her drunken, enraged husband pulled out a shotgun. "I did not think he had a...
  • U.S. blacklists Islamist militants in Iraq, Syria

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Monday targeted two Islamist militants in Iraq and Syria, including the Islamic State spokesman, following similar actions by the U.N. Security Council last week. The move aims to weaken the Islamic State -...
  • James Foley's ransom demand sparks debate on U.S. policy

    James Foley's ransom demand sparks debate on U.S. policy
    WASHINGTON – On Nov. 26, 2013, a year after James Foley was kidnapped by Islamic State militants in Syria, his parents and his employer received an e-mail in English from his captors. They offered to prove that the American journalist was alive by...
  • Trudy Rubin: Tell the truth about Islamic State threat

    President Barack Obama gave vent this week to an uncharacteristic show of emotion over the barbaric beheading of American journalist James Foley by the militant jihadi group the Islamic State. He denounced the group as a "cancer" in the region and accused...
  • CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program

    CV grad travels to South Africa for animal conservation program
    On the verge of beginning her college career, 18-year-old Sophia Han recently returned from South Africa, where she worked alongside scientists whose mission is to protect leopards, monkeys and other wildlife in the Soutpansberg Mountains. Han was...
  • U.S. could send another 300 military personnel to Iraq: official

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department has requested additional military personnel to provide security in Iraq, a U.S. official said on Wednesday. The request for additional military personnel, which would include fewer than 300 people, has...
  • CBS Giving 'Madam Secretary' A Second Premiere-Night Airing

    CBS is giving viewers two chances to catch the premiere of drama "Madam Secretary" on Sept. 21, slotting a quickie repeat of the Tea Leoni series for later that night. Cable networks often replay episodes of shows on the night they premiere --...
  • State Department throws wet blanket on Ice Bucket Challenge

    U.S. State Department officials have put a damper on high-ranking officials who might be getting swept up in the Ice Bucket Challenge frenzy currently being tapped to raise money for ALS research. “High-ranking State Department officials are...
  • Afghanistan gives NYT reporter 24 hours to leave country

    KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan has given a New York Times reporter 24 hours to leave the country, accusing him of not cooperating with an investigation into his reporting, the Attorney General's office said on Wednesday. Matthew Rosenberg, 40, was...