Invisible Children, the human rights group behind the “Kony 2012” video, announced Monday that it is shutting down its San Diego headquarters and winding down its operations.
The group, founded in 2004 and best known for its 2012 viral video about...
"Bully": In an unusual twist in the escalating public relations battle over the R rating assigned the movie “Bully,” the Motion Picture Assn. of America said Friday it would host a screening and panel discussion for the documentary.
The notorious Joseph Kony is wanted by the International Criminal Court, along with seven other men accused of heinous crimes. It’s hard not to notice that all of the wanted men are from Africa. African leaders have definitely noticed: Last year the African Un
The Kony video: You love it or you hate it. Or, if you're a truly world-weary Web troll who mocks memes rather than makes them, you're way, way above it. Meanwhile, if you're an opinionator for the dead-tree media, you ...
Nearly a year ago, Japan was struck by a massive earthquake that unleashed a terrifying tsunami on the coast. As Japan grapples with what to do next, we look back at the day the disaster first struck the country. When the tsunami hit, it was captured on camera
Every day on World Now, we choose a remarkable photo from around the world. On International Women's Day, we spotted this striking shot of Afghan women doing martial arts, part of a celebration in Herat.
women, human rights, International Women's day, equality: It's International Women's Day. The event, born of the socialist movement in the United States the early 1900s, has spread across the world in the century since. But the day looks very different across
A lone American appeared in a Cairo courtroom Thursday in a criminal case against civil society workers that has shaken Egypt’s new political establishment and strained relations between the U.S. and one of its closest Arab allies. Robert Becker, an employee o
The viral video campaign by Invisible Children that put the name “Joseph Kony” atop Google searches and Twitter trends has stirred up frustration in Uganda, where the crimes of the infamous guerrilla leader are nothing new.
A Briton and an Italian held hostage by suspected terrorists for 10 months are killed by their kidnappers in Nigeria before a rescue operation can reach them, British Prime Minister David Cameron says. An Islamic militant group is suspected.
A viral video by the group Invisible Children is trying to use the power of the Internet to stop Joseph Kony, the head of a small but infamous militia that has terrorized northern Uganda with killings, kidnappings, mutilations and torture.
A week after their "Kony 2012" video about a brutal African warlord exploded on the Internet, the activist filmmakers behind it have released a new Web film to answer questions about their finances and mission.
A few days ago the 29-minute video “Kony 2012” went viral with more than 80 million views. Since then members of the free press and bloggers have done their best to blacken the name of three filmmakers and I want to brood about the affair.
Before San Diego police arrived and took Invisible Children filmmaker Jason Russell into custody for his own safety, several neighbors had tried to calm him down without success, according to the San Diego police. "He continued to act in a ...
An orthodox rabbi who refused to testify before a federal grand jury, saying his religious beliefs prohibit informing on fellow Jews, was ordered jailed Friday by a District Court judge for contempt of court.