Reports: U.S. Targets Terrorists In Raids On Somalia And Libya
U.S. forces targeted a senior member of Somalia's al-Shabab group, suspected of carrying out the attack on Kenya's Westgate Mall, and nabbed a senior al-Qaeda member in Libya accused of plotting a deadly attack on embassies in Kenya and Tanzania in 1998.
Inspiring Story Of Man Who Lost His Leg In Earthquake Returning To The Dance Floor
Thirty-two-year-old Georges Exantus thought he'd never dance professionally again after the earthquake in Haiti three years ago took his leg. But thanks to a prosthetic leg, he's back doing what he loves, whether it be the salsa, cha-cha, or samba.
What You Need To Know About The Riots In Northern Ireland
The decision to stop permanently flying the British flag outside Belfast City Hall has sparked the worst violence since the 1998 Good Friday peace agreement. Only Kate Middleton's birthday was a brief respite from the violence. Here's a breakdown of the riots and the growing unrest in the country.
Liberal Journalist Criticizes MSNBC's Coverage Of The DNC
While appearing on MSNBC, The Nation's Jeremy Scahill strongly criticized cable-news coverage of the DNC regarding Obama's foreign policy record. Scahill was particularly captious about MSNBC itself, whose coverage he compared to watching an "Obama For America meet-up."
Judge Makes Ruling On Allowing Gays Into The Military
Baby steps! A federal judge has disallowed the Pentagon’s reinstatement of its ban on allowing openly gay men and women in the U.S. military. While they are still appealing her decision, which has declared the "don't ask, don't tell" policy unconstitutional, this is definitely a step in a positive direction.