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70 Years Since the Dropping of the Atomic Bomb on Japan

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North Korea: UN moves closer to ICC human rights probe

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1125000/1125119_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1533053955_591ff2df71caa73b6cc4cbd754f41663<p><b>A UN committee has called for the Security Council to refer North Korea to the International Criminal Court over its human rights record.</b><p>The human rights …

North Korea

Feeding America

SAVE SUMMER<p>Summer’s almost here! But for too many kids this marks the start of a long, hot, hungry school break.<p>EMPOWERING MOTHERS<p>Food banks and …

You Have To See What This Woman is Doing to Stand Up to Catcalling Strangers

You'll love the actions she's taking against harassment.<p>Even though getting catcalled is a regular part of life for many women, that doesn't mean it's harmless—so a 28-year-old in Minneapolis decided to do something to combat unsolicited remarks.<p>Lindsey, who prefers to go by just her first name, …

Arrest Made in Abigail Hernandez Case

<b>UPDATE: (July 28, 2014)</b><p>Nathaniel E. Kibby, 34, has been arrested and charged with one count of felony kidnapping for "knowingly confining Abigail Hernandez on October 9, 2013, in Conway, New Hampshire, with a purpose to commit an offense against her," according to a release.<p>Photo: New Hampshire …

India faces crisis over dwindling numbers of girls, U.N. says

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The dwindling numbers of Indian girls, caused by the illegal abortion of millions of babies, has reached “emergency proportions”, fuelling an increase in crimes such as kidnapping and trafficking, the United Nations warned on Tuesday.<p>Villagers stand as they …

11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — In the three months since Islamic extremists kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, 11 of their parents have died, town …

U.S. Crackdown On Human Trafficking Leads To 192 Arrests, Seizure Of Over $625,000 In Illicit Profits

WASHINGTON, July 22 (Reuters) - U.S. officials have made almost 200 arrests and seized more than $625,000 in illicit profits in a month-long crackdown on human smuggling in response to an influx of illegal immigration into Texas, the Department of Homeland Security said on Tuesday.<p>Homeland Security …

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Escaped Nigerian schoolgirls speak out - CNN Video

Sixth-Grader's Science Project Catches Ecologists' Attention

<i>(July 24, 2014: See the editor's note at the bottom of this page for an explanation of the story's new headline.)</i><p>When 12-year-old Lauren Arrington heard about her sixth-grade science project, she knew she wanted to study lionfish. Growing up in Jupiter, Fla., she saw them in the ocean while …

All-Female ISIS Brigade Cracks Down on Women in Raqqa

Shortly after the Sunni militant group the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) retook control of Raqqa earlier this year, it created the …

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Driver arrested after crashing into barrier at British Parliament<p>Soap bubble street art, a hot dog line and Tiger Woods: World in Photos<p>Mexican …

Nicolás Maduro

Iraqi Christians Flee Mosul As ISIS Orders Them to Convert or Be Killed

A majority of Christians in Mosul fled Iraq’s second-largest city ahead of a Saturday afternoon deadline issued by Sunni insurgents for them to convert to Islam. If they chose not to convert, they were told they could pay a tax, leave or be killed, NBC News learned. The deadline set by the …

On the Red Couch with Model and Advocate Christy Turlington Burns

Shortly after the birth of her first child, Christy Turlington got a big scare. She experienced inexplicable complications that made her aware of the …

The Week in Review: #BringBackOurGirls

Inside Flipboard / May 16, 2014<p>One month after their abduction, nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls are still waiting to be rescued. Considered ransom by …

6-Year-Old Gang-Raped in Indian School by Staff Members, Say Police

Furious parents are protesting outside a prominent school in the southern Indian city of Bangalore, where a 6-year-old girl was allegedly raped by …