BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police have jailed an outspoken Uighur journalist for allegedly endangering national security, a colleague said on Oct. 30, adding to the scores of detentions reported in the restive Xinjiang region since deadly ethnic rioting erupted there four months ago.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — An ashen Anil Ambani, one of the world’s richest men, stood before a clutter of television cameras, close to tears. “There is only pain, hurt, and emotion,” he said.
Last Tuesday, Seattle Public Schools (SPS) proposed a new method for student enrollment: assigning students to schools based on their addresses. SPS plans to phase in its new method over the next several years starting next fall.
NEW DELHI (AP) — India’s top court on Monday, July 20, refused to temporarily suspend a lower court ruling that made gay sex legal among consenting adults, an attorney said.
A recent Supreme Court ruling has made it easier for officials to deport immigrants who have been convicted of a crime.
By Juliana Barbassa The Associated Press HAYWARD, California (AP) — If Nick Glasgow were white, he would have a nearly 90 percent chance of finding a matching bone marrow donor who could cure his leukemia.
Many will say that we learn history so that we won’t repeat our missteps. It’s an easy statement to make but is hard to back up with action …
Harold Hongju Koh, 54, brother of Dr. Harold Koh, the Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary for Health-Designate, becomes the second Koh to receive a nomination.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan appeals court overturned a death sentence Tuesday, Oct. 21, for a journalism student accused of blasphemy for asking questions in class about women’s rights under Islam. But the judges still sentenced him to 20 years in prison.