Stephanie Chavez

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Court Prepares To Write New Chapters In Civil Rights History

It's not unusual for the Supreme Court to find itself at the center of roiling national debates.<p>But this month, justices are poised to deliver blockbuster opinions involving three of the most divisive issues in the public arena. And in doing so, they will write new and potentially groundbreaking …

'Enormous' repercussions as court weighs DNA sampling during arrests

The Supreme Court is about to decide what one justice says may be its most important criminal procedure case in decades — whether the police have the right to take a DNA sample after they make an arrest.<p>The question before the justices is whether taking DNA, often with the quick swab of a cheek, is …

Syria conflict: Red Cross 'alarmed' over Qusair

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Switzerland enforces new quotas for EU workers

<b>Quotas on the number of EU citizens working in Switzerland have come into effect for one year.</b><p>Switzerland, which is not an EU member, says immigration has reached unacceptable levels, with foreigners making up a quarter of the population.<p>The Swiss have made a series of deals with the EU on the free …

Europe

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After Years Of War, Ugandan Children Face New Deadly Threat

The village of Tumangu, in northern Uganda, defines remote. It's hard even to find on maps. But it shows up frequently in news stories. Grace Aber is about to show me why.<p>She leads me down a narrow dirt path, passing a couple of clay huts. We get to a big mango tree. Aber's 17-year-old son, …

Iraq violence: May was deadliest month for years - UN

<b>The United Nations says more than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq in May, the highest monthly death toll for years.</b><p>The violence makes it the deadliest month since the wide sectarian violence of 2006-7, and raising concern that the country is returning to civil war.<p>The vast majority of the …

Middle East

Drone strikes kill seven in Yemen

<b>Seven suspected al-Qaeda militants have been killed in two drone air strikes in southern Yemen, officials say.</b><p>The militants were travelling in two cars which were hit in the airstrikes.<p>The strikes come nine days after US President Barack Obama said he would only use such strikes when a threat was …

Middle East

Associated Press News

By 2050, one in five people in Africa will be Nigerian

Last year Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan called on families to stop having more children than they can afford, but it appears no one listened. The Sub-Saharan nation is expected to become the world’s fourth most populous country by 2050, with 400 million people. That’s an addition of 11,000 …

Africa