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Iraq's Sunni vice president, Tariq al-Hashemi, was sentenced to death in absentia by an Iraqi court for overseeing death squads which killed government officials and opposition leaders from 2006 to 2011. From exile in Turkey, Hashemi reaffirmed his innocence and…
As Homicide Rate Soars on Chicago's South Side, Community Steps Up to Halt Crime…
President Bashar al-Assad's regime and the Free Syrian Army battled for control over Syria's two largest cities, Damascus and Aleppo. Independent Television News' John Irvine and Alex Thomson report on the violence that continues between rebels and government troops.
In addition to the diplomatic tension with China and Russia, reports that some of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's chemical weapon stockpiles were recently moved have increased fears. Jeffrey Brown talks to Leonard Spector of the Monterey Institute of International Studies…
With elections around the corner, a top concern for Mexican voters is the war on drug cartels. Margaret Warner continues her reporting from Mexico with a look at the devastating impact of the widespread drug violence.
For Pakistanis, Violence Has 'Profound Impact' on Everyday Life…
By Mike Fritz
Over the course of reporting a story on a communications magnet program in St. Petersburg, Fla., the NewsHour met many students going through the K-12 "Journeys in Journalism" program. View a slideshow of their work.
By PBS NewsHour
8th-Grade Journalist Spotlights Violence in School, Hopes Obama Will Notice…
Since 2006, an estimated 50,000 people have died in drug- and gang-related violence in Mexico -- 49 of whom were found this weekend without heads, hands or feet outside Monterrey. Ray Suarez discusses the latest brutality with Alejandro Junco, owner…
Pulitzer Prize Profile: The Philadelphia Inquirer's Public Service Award…
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