The attack was meant to silence the outspoken teenager who dared to defy the Taliban's ban against girls in school. Instead, it only made Malala's voice more powerful. After a school year that started with a shooting, Malala now eyes a summer of speaking at the U.N., telling her story in a new book and amplifying the issue of girls education.
Mexican troops and federal police kept a nighttime watch on a rural field where thieves abandoned a stolen shipment of highly radioactive cobalt-60, while officials began planning the delicate task of recovering the dangerous material.
Oil price stays above $97 but gains capped by prospect of oversupply in Middle East
BANGUI (Reuters) - Gunfire echoed through the capital of Central African Republic on Thursday in the heaviest clashes there for months, hours before the U.N. was expected to authorize a French mission to curb escalating Muslim-Christian sectarian violence.
Authorities are searching for 51-year-old pilot Dale Smith and his family whose plane disappeared in Idaho.