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Russia Says Sanctions Will Also Affect US

iStock/Thinkstock(MOSCOW) — The U.S. and its European allies have slapped yet another round of sanctions on Russia — punishment, they say, for Russia’s continued meddling in Ukraine. But Russia says the sanctions will also hurt the U.S. and do a little Read More

Michelle Obama Rallies for Women's Rights in Africa

Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon(WASHINGTON) — First lady Michelle Obama rallied for equality for women and girls in Africa at a summit of the Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders on Wednesday. The first lady emphasized the importance of Read More

Israel Steps Up Campaign in Gaza

File photo. Credit: David Silverman/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — Even as the United Nations relief agency for Palestinians warned of a grave humanitarian crisis, Israel intensified its air and ground offensive Tuesday against the militant group Hamas, striking key Read More

Militias Creating Havoc in Libya

iStock/Thinkstock(TRIPOLI, Libya) — Libya has descended into chaos as armed militias fight for control of the embattled country. It is the worst siege of violence since dictator Moammar Gadhafi was overthrown and executed three years ago. Foreign nations, including Read More