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  • In Syria, activists in Raqqa try to confront militant Islamist group

    In Syria, activists in Raqqa try to confront militant Islamist group
    In the northern Syrian city of Raqqa, the main commercial street was busy. Shops were open, with customers strolling the aisles, and cars filled the streets. Only a few dozen stores were closed. It wasn’t what activists had hoped for when they...
  • Supreme Court decision allows Carroll Co. commissioners to pray

    Supreme Court decision allows Carroll Co. commissioners to pray
    A divided U.S. Supreme Court upheld Monday the right of local governments to offer sectarian prayers at public meetings, a decision that clears the way for the Carroll County board of commissioners to restore their Christian observances. In a 5-4...
  • Egyptian presidential candidate Sisi: Muslim Brotherhood 'finished'

    Egyptian presidential candidate Sisi: Muslim Brotherhood 'finished'
    The Muslim Brotherhood can look for no handouts from Abdel Fattah Sisi, the man expected to be Egypt’s next president. Nor, apparently, can secular opponents of the government. In the first televised question-and-answer session of his campaign,...
  • 'An outrage and a tragedy' [Editorial]

    'An outrage and a tragedy'  [Editorial]
    It's now been more than two weeks since Islamic militants attacked a girls' boarding school in remote northeast Nigeria and abducted more than 300 young women between the ages of 16 and 18, carrying them off into the bush on a convoy of buses and trucks....
  • Protest over Islamic dress code clogs Tehran streets

    Protest over Islamic dress code clogs Tehran streets
    Conservatives calling for stricter enforcement of Islamic dress codes for women staged a public protest Wednesday in Tehran, the latest hard-line assault on the government of President Hassan Rouhani. About 500 demonstrators attended the boisterous...
  • Nigeria bogged down in fight against Boko Haram

    Nigeria bogged down in fight against Boko Haram
     When a small group of Nigerian Islamist militants attacked two police stations and killed an officer, government security forces moved in swiftly, announcing they had "crushed" the revolt. Ten months later, the militants attacked two more stations,...
  • The Week in Pictures | Sept. 9-15, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Last Wednesday, Americans returned to the grim task of commemorating the worst act of domestic terrorism in U.S. history, the day Islamist fundamentalists seized four airliners and killed nearly...
  • Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight: HBO film examines the 1971 Supreme Court decision that made Muhammad Ali The Greatest once mor

     
    Christopher Plummer and Frank Langella headline HBO's fascinating new film Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight, which weaves scripted drama of the Supreme Court justices at work with pithy archival footage of Ali to display — through the prism of...
  • Pictures in the News | July 8, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in California, where an NTSB investigative team arrives to inspect the wreckage of Asiana Flight 214 during their first site assessment in San Francisco....
  • Pictures in the News | October 14, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in Saudi Arabia, where Muslim pilgrims pray on a rocky hill called the Mountain of Mercy, near the holy city of Mecca. It is here, in Mount Arafat on the Mountain of Mercy, known in Arabic as Jabal al-Rahma, that the...
  • Homeland Season 3 recap: Episode 3 – “Tower of David”

     
    Homeland Season 3 recap: Episode 3 – “Tower of David” After not seeing Brody (Damian Lewis) in the first two episodes of Homeland Season 3, we finally got a big dose of him in last night's third episode of the season, “Tower of...