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Nearly two years after her teenage son was shot to death in Nogales, Mexico, by one or more Border Patrol agents, Araceli Rodriguez is headed to court to find out who killed him.
An Indian activist from The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals wears a dress of lettuce leaves and holds a placard during a demonstration in Kolkata on June 3, 2014.
Watch out Congress: Girl Up activists came to the nation's capital in June to lobby for issues affecting girls in the developing world.
Kampala: In a small house, tucked a few narrow alleys away from a busy street in Kampala, Frank Mugisha leans forwards in his chair and places his hands on his desk, the wideness of which emphasises his own slight frame.
Gov. Jerry Brown, calling for "heroic efforts" to combat climate change, agreed with Mexican officials Monday to work together on policies to address air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions.
Colleges across the country continue to come under fire for mishandling cases of sexual violence on campus.
In the fall of 2011, Breanne Fahs, an Arizona State University Women's and Gender Studies professor, taught a course called "Psychology of Gender."
Revelations over the past few years about how U.S. security officials have the ability to track people through phone, email and other electronic records are making it harder for journalists to report on what the government is doing, two human rights groups say.
A rescue worker and residents carry an injured man following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces on July 27, 2014 in the northern city of Aleppo.
Coal from Appalachia rumbles into this port city, 150 railroad cars at a time, bound for the belly of the massive cargo ship Prime Lily.
Shareholder activism is on the rise, with rebel investors becoming increasingly successful in their interventions, according to major new research.
Democrats are in an interesting position when it comes to educational reform as teachers unions pour more money than ever into political campaigns ahead of coming November elections.
The role of the Internet in the revolutions that began in 2011 has provoked debate.
Stray dog wander near by a temple compound in Jimbaran village on the resort island of Bali.
A woman who thought she was moving to the United States for a new job quickly found herself sold in the sex trade industry once in the country.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 12:25 am
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