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  • World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV

    World Cup schedule: When to watch the group-play games on TV
    The 2014 World Cup officially gets underway Thursday in Brazil when the host country takes on Croatia at 1 p.m. PDT on ESPN. But what about the rest of the games? Are you trying to plan your days so you can watch all the matches? Below is the entire...
  • ONU advierte a grupo islamista Boko Haram en Nigeria contra venta de niñas secuestradas como esclavas

    ONU advierte a grupo islamista Boko Haram en Nigeria contra venta de niñas secuestradas como esclavas
    Naciones Unidas advirtió el martes a los militantes del grupo islamista Boko Haram que no escaparían de la justicia si concretan su amenaza de vender a más de 200 estudiantes nigerianas secuestradas el mes pasado. El líder de Boko Haram, Abubakar...
  • U.S. to help Nigeria search for girls kidnapped by Boko Haram

    U.S. to help Nigeria search for girls kidnapped by Boko Haram
    The Obama administration will send military, intelligence and law enforcement advisors to Nigeria to help the beleaguered government find and rescue more than 270 teenage girls who were abducted by the Boko Haram terrorist group last month, the White...
  • U.S. to help Nigeria search for kidnapped schoolgirls

    U.S. to help Nigeria search for kidnapped schoolgirls
    The Obama administration plans to send a team of advisors to help Nigerian officials rescue scores of girls abducted from a boarding school last month or negotiate their release, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday. Nigerian President...
  • Sure, Boko Haram is bad, but don't overlook Nigeria's corrupt ways

    Sure, Boko Haram is bad, but don't overlook Nigeria's corrupt ways
    It’s a nasty business, this abduction of 270 teenage girls in Nigeria by the Boko Haram terrorist group. But should dealing with these terrorists be our business too? The White House said Tuesday that it was, at least a little bit. The U.S. is...
  • Nigerian police offer $300,000 reward to recover 276 missing girls

    Nigerian police offer $300,000 reward to recover 276 missing girls
    Nigerian police offered a $300,000 reward Wednesday for information leading to the rescue of about 276 schoolgirls abducted last month by Islamists militants in northern Nigeria. The militants, members of the violent group Boko Haram, have threatened to...
  • Boko Haram doesn't speak for Muslims

    We are witnessing the dark ages of Islam. ("U.S. to help Nigeria search for girls kidnapped by Boko Haram," May 6) For the Boko Haram, the Islamist radical group in Nigeria, to casually kidnap more than 270 schoolgirls under the cover of darkness...
  • Nigerian abductions: Why American parents should care about #Bringbackourgirls

    Nigerian abductions: Why American parents should care about #Bringbackourgirls
    Moms and dads, this is a real horror. Parents of about 200 girls in northern Nigeria are waiting for any word about their daughters, who were kidnapped about three weeks ago from their school in the village of Chibok. An al-Qaeda-linked Islamic militant...
  • Who is Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau?

    Who is Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau?
    No one knows how old he is. Some say 35. Some say 36. Others think he's 44. Twice he was believed dead, and twice he reemerged to conduct an even broader campaign of killing and terror that made him one of the most wanted men in the world. His name is...
  • President Obama honored for human rights stands at Shoah gala

    The event: You knew you were in L.A. at the Ambassadors for Humanity Gala, which celebrated the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary and honored President Obama for his commitment to human rights. Celebrity guests and entertainment industry...
  • Chicago Muslim groups call for greater efforts to free Nigerian girls

    Chicago Muslim groups call for greater efforts to free Nigerian girls
    A Chicago Islamic organization is joining the global outcry, calling on President Barack Obama and other world leaders to do more to help rescue more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian girls and stop attacks in the country attributed to militant group Boko...
  • World Cup of hurt: A look at standouts stung by injury

    The sport known as football almost everywhere beyond our borders bears few similarities to the USA's heavily padded version. Here is one timely likeness: The roll call of ailing players scratched from the tournament is long enough to resemble the NFL...