The Peace Corps is removing more than 300 of its volunteers from Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea as an Ebola outbreak that has left hundreds dead worsens in West Africa.
The European Court of Human Rights on Thursday ordered Russia to pay damages for civil rights violations against a prominent opposition politician who was arrested at a street protest in Moscow in 2010 and subsequently detained.
Argentina?s bonds and stocks fell sharply in trading Thursday as the country slid into default on its international debt for the second time in 13 years.
More than 200 mothers and their children marched to dozens of Senate offices Wednesday, carrying handwritten signs and calling for members of Congress to support the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed anti-pollution rules, which seek to cut carbon emissions from power plants by 30%. “By the time my kids are adults, storms like Hurricane Katrina and superstorm Hurricane Sandy will be commonplace,” said Heather Clark, a member of the Moms Clean Air Force and lead organizer of the protest. “As parents we must demand that Congress stand behind these regulations as written and not tear them down.” ------------ FOR THE RECORD July 11, 8:20 a.m.: An...