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It's A 'Year Of Fear' For Kids, U.N. Says. Can We Make Things Better?
Gordon Brown of the U.N. said it's the worst year for refugees since 1945, and cited a litany of other miseries for youth. We asked experts what can be done to make 2015 a little less horrible.
Under Cover Of Conflict, Hamas Killed Palestinians, Amnesty Alleges
The human rights organization says Hamas deliberately killed at least 23 Palestinians during the war with Israel last summer. Those killed were accused by Hamas of collaborating with Israel.
Thousands Who Run, Few Who Fight: A Journalist On Ramadi's Fall
Ayman Oghanna was embedded with Iraqi special forces in Ramadi two days before the city fell to the self-declared Islamic State. He says Iraq's elite forces are capable, but need far more support.
Egypt Agrees To Deport U.S. Citizen Sentenced For Protests
In April, Mohamed Soltan, 27, was sentenced to life in prison for his ties to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood. He had been on a more than year-long hunger strike.
Mary Ellen Mark And The Caged Prostitutes Of Mumbai
The photographer, who died this week, turned her lens on the marginal people of the world. One of her most acclaimed projects was her series of photos taken in the brothels of Mumbai.
South Korea Struggles To Contain Deadly MERS Virus' Spread
Health officials in South Korea are coming under fire after cases of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, or MERS, swelled from one to 13 inside of two weeks.
Mecca Becomes A Mecca For Skyscraper Hotels
Mecca is the destination for Muslim pilgrims. To house the millions of worshippers, massive hotels are rising at a furious pace, upsetting those seeking to protect the city's traditional architecture.
FIFA Scandal Has Echoes Of Salt Lake Olympics Corruption Crisis
Officials of both organizations were accused of taking bribes. Leaders of both said they couldn't watch subordinates' behavior. Persistent outsiders found evidence of misconduct.
Anthrax Was Accidentally Sent To 11 States, 2 Countries, Pentagon Now Says
The numbers are more than the Pentagon's Thursday estimate of nine states and a U.S. Air Force base in South Korea. News organizations named Australia as the other country that received the samples.
Southeast Asian Countries Agree To Step Up Efforts To Address Migrant Crisis
Nearly 20 countries are meeting in Bangkok Friday to try and resolve the migrant crisis affecting them. Most are economic migrants from Bangladesh and Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar.
Sepp Blatter Reelected To 5th Term As FIFA President
Sepp Blatter was reelected as president of FIFA, soccer's international governing body, on Friday. The vote comes as two separate international investigations probe allegations of corruption.
Indictment Against FIFA Raises Questions About Nike's History In Brazil
A U.S. indictment alleges an unnamed sportswear company paid bribes to secure a 1996 deal with Brazil. That's the year Nike signed a multi-million dollar sponsorship with Brazil's soccer federation.
U.S. Defense Secretary: Militarization of South China Sea Is Unacceptable
The concern follows reports that China has placed mobile artillery on a reef in the disputed Spratly Islands chain, where Beijing is in the midst of unilateral land reclamation and construction.
U.S. Drops Cuba From List Of State Sponsors Of Terrorism
The State Department removed Havana from the list following a thawing of relations with the United States.
At FIFA Meeting, Israeli And Palestinian Delegates Shake Hands
The "handshake for peace" was perhaps the only thing that could compete with accusations of corruption and bribery that have dominated the international gathering of soccer's governing body.