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Why a Terrifying Religious Conflict Is Raging in Nigeria

In the country's so-called Middle Belt, 785 people have died in the past two years, and the government is doing little to stop it.<p>As the military's assault against Boko Haram and civilians in northern Nigeria continues, so too does the ongoing and underreported conflict in the villages around Jos, …

Judge considers lesser charges for Zimmerman

The judge in the George Zimmerman murder trial will decide Thursday if she will grant a prosecution request to allow the jury to consider lesser charges, including aggravated assault<p>SANFORD, Fla. — State prosecutors are asking the judge in the Trayvon Martin murder case to instruct the jury to …

Wendy Davis: Abortion bill will pass, but the fight for reproductive rights isn’t over

<b>(WFAA-TV)</b><p>Davis says legal efforts to block enforcement of the proposed abortion restrictions will begin “immediately”<p>Katie McDonough<p>July 11, 2013 12:53pm (UTC)<p>After addressing a crowd of 1,500 supporters in her home district of Fort Worth Wednesday night, state Sen. Wendy Davis acknowledged in an …