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Pakistani-American journalist Madiha Tahir. Madiha traveled to Northwest Pakistan to interview people affected by the U.S. drone war. Read more...
Live: Drone Survivors Speak At Congressional Briefing
Drone Survivors Speak at Congressional Briefing Called by Rep. Grayson Read more...
Morning Open Thread
Fireagra, for foreign policy impotence... Read more...
Thousands Treated After Chemical Attack
Doctors Without Borders, known by its French acronym MSF, states that they have seen approximately 3,600 patients showing signs of neurotoxocity. Read more...
Watch: Syria Behind the Lines: This is what it looks like when a government drops bombs on its own people. Read more...

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Connor Stevens, Doug Wright and Brandon Baxter -- three men with ties to Occupy Cleveland who were arrested in the spring for plotting to blow up a bridge -- entered guilty pleas on Wednesday afternoon. A fourth man pleaded guilty Read more...
More videos surfaced online on Sunday of the LAPD violence at Thursday’s Downtown LA Art Walk. Many helicopters hover above the streets. Full riot gear was worn by some officers during the ordeal. Rubber bullets and other projectiles were Read more...
Obama Administration Changes The Definition Of 'Civilians' Read more...
United Nations observers reported that a brutal attack in a city near Homs on Friday left 32 children and at least 60 adults dead, with an estimated 300 wounded. Syrian anti-government groups claim that official troops raked the city with mortar shells and then sent thugs and soldiers in. U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and his predecessor, Kofi Annan, released a joint statement calling for a ceasefire and criticizing the government for the attack. Bloody images of the young casualties prompted anti-government demonstrations across the country. Read more...
Update: An update from the interior ministry now says that "At least 55 people were killed and 372 wounded in the blasts." Twin explosions rocked Damascus on Thursday, killing at least 40 people and injuring 170, according to Syrian Read more...