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In Pakistan's Heartland, A 'Perfect Storm Of Obstacles' To Protecting Women - A high-profile honor killing has led to calls for stronger laws. But a gang-rape victim who's spent 14 years fighting for justice says laws are undercut by ages-old feudal traditions against women.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:20:00 -0400

Egypt and Turkey: Why A Coup Succeeded In One And Failed In The Other - Both countries have strong militaries wary of conservative Muslim politicians. But as a wealthier, more middle-class country, Turkey rose up when elements of the military tried to take over.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:10:56 -0400

Bill Clinton Defends His Wife's Greatest Criticisms: Trust, Selfishness - Bill Clinton had a formidable challenge on Tuesday: to sell the American people on one of the most disliked politicians in political history.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:45:00 -0400

Charges Against Remaining Officers Dropped In Freddie Gray Case - Baltimore prosecutors have dropped all charges against the three officers who still faced trial in the death of Freddie Gray. Previous trials all ended in acquittals.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:40:00 -0400

Reagan Shooter John Hinckley Jr. Released From Mental Hospital - The man who shot Ronald Reagan in 1981 was ordered released from a mental hospital on Wednesday to live with his mother in Williamsburg, Va. He's now 61.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 10:34:00 -0400

Prosecutors Drop All Remaining Charges Against Officers In Freddie Gray's Death - After four trials ended without convictions, prosecutors announced Wednesday that they were dropping all remaining charges. Gray died in 2015 after injuries sustained while in police custody.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:59:00 -0400

A Letter From Young Asian-Americans To Their Families About Black Lives Matter - Shereen Marisol Meraji and Kat Chow talk to young people who crowd-sourced an open letter to their loved ones, asking them to care about police violence against black Americans.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:14:00 -0400

John Hinckley, Who Tried To Kill A President, Wins His Freedom - A federal judge in Washington will allow John Hinckley to leave a mental institution and to live full-time with his mother. Hinckley shot President Ronald Reagan and three others in 1981.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 09:07:00 -0400

Car Bomb Kills At Least 44 In Kurdish-Held Area Of Syria - Syria's public media agency says 140 people were injured — and that the death toll will likely rise.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:26:00 -0400

In Alaska's Remote Towns, Climate Change Is Already Leaving Many Hungry - Melting ice has made it harder to hunt walrus, a traditional staple for Native Alaskans. Warmer temps mean caribou aren't where hunters used to find them. It all adds up to more food insecurity.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 07:00:13 -0400

Democratic Convention's Second Night Heralds A Return Of The Age Of Clinton - Bill Clinton contrasted the "real" woman he knows and the "cartoon" version sketched by critics at the Republican convention last week — congratulating the Democratic delegates on choosing the former.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:15:00 -0400

At Democratic Convention, Obama To Rally For Clinton — And His Own Legacy - President Obama hopes to "pass the baton" to Hillary Clinton — not just because he supports her but because a Republican president could reverse some of his signature initiatives.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:00:00 -0400

3 Questions Ahead Of President Obama's DNC Speech - A Clinton win would mean the president's policy legacy is kept intact, while a Trump victory would make the election all about a backlash to Obama's tenure.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:00:00 -0400

As Joe Biden Steps Into DNC Spotlight, A Lingering 'What If' - The death of the vice president's eldest son derailed his own hopes for the White House. But he once had better approval ratings than Hillary Clinton and may have been a more competitive nominee.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:00:00 -0400

Ready, Set, Play: A Top 10 'Playlist' From The Nation's Children's Museums - Lasers and lava and mummies, oh my! Here are the exhibits that kids and their grown-ups love the most from 10 of the nation's best children's museums.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:00:00 -0400

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