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US Sends More Troops, Aircraft To Search For Kony

The U.S. is sending military aircraft and more forces to assist in the hunt for fugitive African warlord Joseph Kony, more than doubling the number of American troops and airmen on the ground to 250.

03/24/2014

U.N.-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and opposition leaders without signs of progress. (PHILIPPE DESMAZES/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria Peace Talks In Doubt After 6th Day In Geneva

U.N.-Arab League mediator Lakhdar Brahimi ended direct talks between the Syrian government and opposition leaders without signs of progress.

02/16/2014

A U.N. Commission of Inquiry has found that crimes against humanity have been committed in North Korea and recommends that its findings be referred to the International Criminal Court, two people familiar with the commission's report have told The Associated Press.  (Photo by South Korean Unification Ministry via Getty Images)

UN: Crimes Against Humanity In North Korea Found, Need Investigation

A U.N. Commission of Inquiry has found that crimes against humanity have been committed in North Korea and recommends that its findings be referred to the International Criminal Court, two people familiar with the commission’s report have told The Associated Press.

02/14/2014

Residents of Aleppo walk through rubble following a reported air strike by Syrian government forces. (BARAA AL-HALABI/AFP/Getty Images)

Syria Strikes Kill 400 So Far This Month In Aleppo

Syrian activists say government shelling and airstrikes have killed about 400 so far this month in the country’s largest city.

02/14/2014

Pope Francis has lamented the abandoning of the traditionally Christian practice of not working on Sundays, saying it has a negative impact on families and friendships. (Photo credit: FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

United Nations Denounces Vatican On Sex Abuse

Human rights panel says Vatican allowed priests to sexually abuse children for decades.

02/05/2014

A man walks amid debris following an air strike by Syrian government forces in Aleppo. (MOHAMMED AL-KHATIEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Activists Say 1,900 Killed In Syria During Peace Talks

United Nations hosted peace talks in Switzerland have nearly stalled.

02/01/2014

A man helps two Syrian women leave a bombed out building after an alleged Syrian government airstrike. (MOHAMMED AL-KHATIEB/AFP/Getty Images)

United States Says Syria Balking At Chemical Weapons Deal

U.S. official warns Syria is using stalling tactics to delay attempts to remove and destroy chemical stockpile.

01/31/2014

Ray Halbritter, Oneida Indian Nation Representative.  (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Oneida Takes Redskins’ Name Complaint to United Nations

The Oneida Indian leader from upstate New York who has become a high-profile critic of the Washington Redskins’ nickname has taken his case to the United Nations.

01/26/2014

Secretary of State Kerry shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov ahead of Syrian peace talks in Switzerland. (GARY CAMERON/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry Says Assad Has Lost ‘Legitimacy’ To Govern Syria

At the start of Syrian peace talks, Secretary of State Kerry promises Syria a future without Bashar Assad.

01/22/2014

The U.S. is sending two top negotiators to Geneva for direct talks with Iranian officials over Tehran's nuclear program. (Photo by Getty Images)

US Begins Easing Iran Sanctions In Response To Nuclear Shutdowns

The United States will begin easing economic sanctions on Iran after it began shutting down its most sensitive nuclear work on Monday, the White House said.

01/20/2014

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