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Bahraini riot police face protesters amid smoke of tear gas during clashes following an anti-regime demo heading to "Pearl Square" after a religious procession marking Ashura on November 15, 2013 in the village of Daih, west of the capital Manama.
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5 hrs ago | Trinadad Express
Nelson Mandela's widow, Graca Machel, who barely left her husband's bedside in the final six months of his life, has hardly been seen in the wake of his death.
9 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer
Amnesty International says it has filed suit before a British tribunal, arguing it may have been targeted by blanket snooping on its activities.
14 hrs ago | Canadian Business Magazine
A legal challenge to a decades-old New Mexico law that prohibits physicians from helping terminally ill patients die is set to go to trial.
18 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
A woman puts on a helmet as she stands next to a Lamborghini during the sport cars 2012 Super Show in Shanghai June 23, 2012.
The trial of three leading Egyptian pro-democracy activists accused of attacking security forces outside a courthouse was adjourned Sunday without a verdict, local media reported, dpa reported.
Unions and environmentalists have found one point of agreement in the bitter debate over the natural gas drilling boom: fixing leaky old pipelines that threaten public health and the environment.
It was fitting that on the national day of prayer Sunday for the late Nelson Mandela, the pews and every available standing space at Regina Mundi Catholic Church were filled to capacity with congregants, tourists and members of the press.
Rocky Jones was in the public eye for more than four decades as a social activist on matters of human rights, race and poverty.
Activists accused the United States on Sunday of trying to railroad a new Pacific trade pact with 11 key partners as their trade ministers entered a second day of secretive talks.
Gay activists protest the Masterpiece Cakeshop in 2012. Owner Jack Phillips now faces charges for not baking a cake for the gay couple.
Across the desert, the wind combs the sand into smooth ripples that roll out evenly for miles.
"If you're being harassed or abused online, find help and report it. Online abuse exists and it's a crime.
BEIRUT/DAMASCUS: A group of Orthodox nuns seized by Syrian rebels in the town of Maaloula appeared in a video broadcast Friday and said fierce shelling and bombardment had forced them to depart their convent.
The American Civil Liberties Union is seeking to block the release of low-level sex offender information to a Mesa woman.
Inspired in part by the imprisonment of Nelson Mandela, a decades-long movement to withdraw U.S. investments in apartheid South Africa attracted millions of supporters -- including a young student at California's Occidental College, Barack Obama.