Lydia G.

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Desperate Journey: Crime and Poverty Drive Honduran Kids to U.S.

In a crowded, run-down emergency room in San Pedro Sula, the reason why so many children are fleeing Honduras for the dangerous trek to the U.S. is easy to find.<p>A 17-year-old boy lies in a coma on a gurney. He has been shot in the head — yet another victim of the unrelenting violence that has …

Ebola crisis: Obama administration to ask Congress for $1 billion to fight outbreak, sources say

President Obama is expected to announce Tuesday that he's sending up to 3,000 military personnel to combat the Ebola virus in West Africa.<p>Obama will announce the stepped-up offensive against the outbreak, which has killed more than 2,200 people in five West African countries, in an appearance at …

ISIS Destroys Shiite Mosques And Shrines In Iraq, Dangerously Fracturing Country (PHOTOS)

The ISIS militant group is further advancing its extreme religious agenda by destroying Shiite mosques and Islamic shrines around the ancient Iraqi city of Mosul, which they captured last month. Al-Arabiya reported that the damage extends to at least four shrines to Sunni or Sufi figures, and six …

Iraq Shia militia group: Isis 'are terrified of us'

A Shia militia group League of the Righteous has told the BBC that militant forces in Iraq, including Isis, are "terrified" of them.<p>The BBC's Jeremy Bowen meets members of the group, which is fighting on the side of the Iraqi government.<p>Its spiritual leader Sheikh Qais al-Khazali told him that …

Women recruited to protect Baghdad - CNN Video

Washington poised to start legal marijuana sales