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  • Malala's book banned in private schools in Pakistan

    Malala's book banned in private schools in Pakistan
    Malala Yousafzai has become an international celebrity. In her book "I Am Malala," the Pakistani teen who survived being shot in the head by a member of the Taliban tells her story. Growing up in her father's school, she was a staunch advocate and...
  • Cookie boycotters' case crumbles in face of reality

    Cookie boycotters' case crumbles in face of reality
    At a recent Girl Scouts meeting, my daughter earned a badge for completing her family star, a project that inspired one of my favorite dinners of late. The week before, over plates of pasta, she had recited the Girl Scout Law to us: I will do my...
  • Pakistani Taliban's choice of leader signals an ominous turn

    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The appointment of Mullah Fazlullah as head of the Pakistani Taliban signals a significant shift for the militant organization into a potentially more uncompromising, violent group based increasingly on ideology rather than...
  • 10 things you might not know about conspiracy theories

    10 things you might not know about conspiracy theories
    We're approaching the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, an event that wrenched this nation and spawned countless conspiracy theories. Was Kennedy killed by the Cubans? The CIA? The Mafia? The military-industrial complex?...
  • Revenge a concern after drone killing of Pakistani Taliban leader

    Revenge a concern after drone killing of Pakistani Taliban leader
    ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Pakistani security forces were on high alert Saturday amid concerns of revenge attacks after the killing of Pakistani Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud in a U.S. drone missile strike. Mehsud has been reported killed in the...
  • Facebook Clicks With TV Partnerships

    As part of its ongoing battle for second-screen domination, Facebook has been promoting its smallscreen presence more aggressively than ever. The social media platform is partnering with TV programs, networks and A-list celebs to cultivate and curate...
  • Malala wins wide acclaim for peace work, but not the Nobel Prize

    Malala wins wide acclaim for peace work, but not the Nobel Prize
    If the Nobel Peace Prize were awarded to the most inspiring triumph of reason over brutality, 16-year-old Malala Yousafzai would be booking a flight to Oslo. The Pakistani schoolgirl's activism for education and equality in defiance of Taliban bullets...
  • Nobel Peace Prize recipient is a relatively obscure watchdog

    LONDON – Hardly anyone knew it existed before last month. Its work has been criticized and its employees shot at. Bigger names, including that of a teenage girl, were thought to be ahead in line for the world’s most prestigious award. But...
  • Malala's Dad Should Have Won Peace Prize

    One year ago, a young Talib in Pakistan's Swat Valley boarded a school bus crammed with 20 girls and fired three shots. Since, Malala Yousafzai has gone from lying in a hospital bed to addressing the United Nations on July 12, her 16th birthday, to...
  • Malala Yousafzai wins EU human rights prize

    Malala Yousafzai wins EU human rights prize
    LONDON -- In a possible preview of Friday’s Nobel Peace Prize announcement, the European Union awarded its top human rights prize Thursday to Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who was shot by the Taliban for championing education for girls....
  • Malala doesn't win Nobel Peace Prize -- and the Taliban celebrates

    Malala doesn't win Nobel Peace Prize -- and the Taliban celebrates
    Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani teenager and outspoken proponent of the right of girls and young women to be educated, survived being shot in the head by Taliban gunmen in 2012. But as if attempted murder wasn't bad enough -- now the Taliban is proving to...
  • Report: Syrian rebels targeted civilians in Assad's home province

    BEIRUT — Syrian rebel forces killed at least 190 civilians and kidnapped more than 200 others during a much-publicized offensive in the coastal province of Latakia in August, Human Rights Watch said in a report issued today. The allegations in the...