Federal officials have made a lot of unfulfilled promises in the past in the past about paying attention to the issues and needs of the far north, so Alaskans have a right to be skeptical about new promises, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Sunday.
Georgia has led the way in prison reform in the South, including $12 million for education. On one hot morning this summer, 19 prisoners in the state celebrated becoming high school graduates.Patrik Jonsson
The former Cairo bureau chief of Al Jazeera English was found guilty of terrorism-related charges, along with two other journalists. Many have viewed the charges and the trial as a sham.Valentina Jovanovski
Thousands of Lebanese demonstrators gathered on Saturday evening to protest towering garbage piles, corruption and political dysfunction, infusing new momentum into a campaign for better governance that seeks to unite citizens often divided by religion and politics.Anne Barnard