Monday, October 20, 2014
Yemen's Shiite rebels captured a town south of the capital Sanaa early on Sunday, when they also blew up the home of a rival Islamist politician, security officials said.
Mystery deepened Sunday over a Swedish military operation triggered by “foreign underwater activity” off the coast of Stockholm, amid an unconfirmed report of a hunt for a damaged Russian submarine.
Award-winning Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh told AFP Sunday that she has been barred from practicing for three years and will hold a protest against the decision this week.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday said Texas can enforce its stringent voter identification law next month, in a blow to opponents who argued it unfairly targets minorities.
Nigerian military and intelligence officials raised doubts on Sunday about the implementation of a cease-fire with Boko Haram, as reports of fresh attacks filtered out of the country's northeast.
The Swedish armed forces announced a large military operation around islands off Stockholm late Friday following reports of suspicious “foreign underwater activity.”
Bermuda residents spoke of their relief and began a major clear-up Saturday after Hurricane Gonzalo spared the Atlantic archipelago from catastrophic damage, despite scoring a direct hit.
Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his infection with Ebola in his native Liberia and his death as the first victim of the disease in the United States.
Doctor Lago was with her kids, Doctor Fernandez was at Pilates class and Doctors Arsuaga and De la Calle were eating chocolate ice cream, when the call came about Ebola.
Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction dollars. They also are among the lowest performing in the U.S.