A new report lists more than 800 complaints made against U.S. Border Patrol agents; most include physical abuse. Here, an agent patrols the U.S.-Mexico border fence at in San Diego, Calif., last year.
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May 07, 2014

Report Details Hundreds Of Complaints Against U.S. Border Agents

Physical abuse and excessive force top the list of hundreds of complaints filed against U.S. Border Patrol agents, according to a new report. The accusations include charges that agents kicked a pregnant woman, stomped on a man and physically forced a minor to sign a document.


Nigerian women in Lagos on Monday demand that the government do more to rescue the teenage girls who were kidnapped three weeks ago by a radical Islamist group in the northeastern part of the country. The government says it does not know where the gi
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May 05, 2014

Where Are The Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls?

Children are abducted with depressing regularity in African conflicts, but the seizure of more than 250 schoolgirls in Nigeria is a particularly strange and baffling case.


Barack Obama and Bill Clinton
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November 20, 2013

Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey Among 16 Honored At White House

A former president, a baseball legend, a country music star and a woman who's a powerhouse in American media were among 16 people honored Wednesday at the White House with the nation's highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom.


Malala Yousafzai
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October 10, 2013

Will A Pakistani Teenager Win The Nobel Peace Prize?

It hasn't been a great year for peace. War is raging in Syria, grinding conflicts drag on in Afghanistan and Iraq, and assorted insurgencies plague nations from Asia to Africa.


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