The attack was meant to silence the outspoken teenager who dared to defy the Taliban's ban against girls in school. Instead, it only made Malala's voice more powerful. After a school year that started with a shooting, Malala now eyes a summer of speaking at the U.N., telling her story in a new book and amplifying the issue of girls education.
China jails 11 for inciting extremism, related crimes in Muslim region before riot anniversary
BEIJING (Reuters) - Courts in China's far western region of Xinjiang have sentenced 19 ethnic Uighurs to up to six years in jail for promoting racial hatred and religious extremism online, in the latest crackdown on what China sees as violent separatists.
A New York man who allegedly wanted to kill President Obama and apparently blamed him for the recent Boston bombings has been arrested for trying to build and detonate a weapon of mass destruction -- an X-ray system that would emit deadly amounts of radiation and could be detonated remotely, according to the FBI.
A concordat with the Vatican has exempted the church from taxation but towns and cities are looking for loopholes to get at funding during austere times