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  • What we can do for the kidnapped Nigerian girls

    The Nigerian schoolgirls will never receive the global hero status of Malala. There are too many of them. They are nameless and faceless, with at least 270 missing, not counting the 50 lucky ones who escaped their militant Islamist captors. But they...
  • In 'Maleficent' Louboutins, Angelina Jolie talks Nigeria kidnapping

    Angelina Jolie has conjured up a couple of pairs of red-soled Christian Louboutin heels for her "Maleficient" press tour, and, boy, are they wickedly whimsical.  Jolie, who plays the villainous queen in Disney's latest adaptation of the "Sleeping...
  • Nigerian schoolgirls recall Boko Haram kidnapping

    Nigerian schoolgirls recall Boko Haram kidnapping
    Escape seemed hopeless. The militants' convoy of pickup trucks, buses and motorcycles penetrated deep into the northeastern Nigerian forest in the dead of night with its haul: several hundred schoolgirls. A phalanx of motorcycles puttered on either...
  • Nigerian leaders tried to sweep schoolgirl crisis under a rug

    Nigerian leaders tried to sweep schoolgirl crisis under a rug
    Why, many are asking, did it take the world so long to pay much attention to the kidnapping of more than 300 schoolgirls by Muslim fanatics in Nigeria? For starters, the buck stops with President Goodluck Jonathan, among other Nigerian political leaders...
  • Boko Haram releases video said to show kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

    The Nigerian militant group Boko Haram has released a video said to show some of the scores of girls who were abducted from a boarding school last month. In the images, delivered to news organizations and posted on YouTube on Monday, about 100 girls are...
  • 2014 World Cup: Full TV Schedule

    All 64 matches of the FIFA World Cup from Brazil will be broadcast live on ABC, ESPN and ESPN2 in English and on Univision Communications broadcast and cable nets in Spanish. The tournament kicks off June 12, culminating with the championship game July 13...
  • Jozy Altidore's two goals lift U.S. men's team past Nigeria, 2-1

    Jozy Altidore's two goals lift U.S. men's team past Nigeria, 2-1
    The goal was a simple tap-in, but the finish itself could prove to be a crucial lift for the U.S. men's national team ahead of the World Cup. Jozy Altidore got an elusive goal in the 31st minute of the U.S. team's 2-1 win over Nigeria on Saturday, and...
  • Moral compass points toward retribution in Nigeria

    Here's a question. If -- and this is a big if -- the United States could dispatch a swarm of heretofore secret super-drones to find and kill every member of the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram, would you be in favor of doing it? I'll even modify it...
  • U.S. officials frustrated by Nigeria's response to girls' kidnapping

    As American military and intelligence specialists joined the hunt for Nigeria’s missing schoolgirls, U.S. officials expressed frustration Thursday with the country’s inability to act on fresh intelligence about the Boko Haram extremists who...
  • The heroic women of Nigeria are standing up to Boko Haram

    The heroic women of Nigeria are standing up to Boko Haram
    Weeks after the abduction of more than 300 Nigerian schoolgirls taken in a case of mass sex trafficking, the global media finally took note of the crime. Why the shift? Because of the bravery of Nigerian women, who took to the streets to demand that the...
  • Fearful parents seek kidnapped daughters' faces in Boko Haram video

    Fearful parents seek kidnapped daughters' faces in Boko Haram video
    Nigerian parents of more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram desperately scanned a video Tuesday released by the Islamist group in search of their daughters' faces. One mother recognized her child; many others did not. U.S. aircraft began flying...
  • Nigerian militant boasts of abducting girls, with over 270 missing

    An extremist Nigerian insurgent leader boasted Monday that he had kidnapped more than 270 schoolgirls who three weeks ago were loaded into trucks by gunmen in the dead of night, according to a video released to Agence France-Presse. "I abducted your...