By Michael D. Mosettig
If any one place symbolizes the continuing frustration facing the Mexican government dealing with drug gangs, it is Michoacan, a western state of 4.3 million, which might have suffered as many as 1,000 homicides in the past year.
By Justin Scuiletti
Egypt’s health ministry is reporting that 11 people have died in the country amid clashes during the first day of voting for a new constitution.
Celebrations break out in Central African Republic after president steps down…
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Monday, Janet Yellen won Senate confirmation to lead the Federal Reserve. Taking over for outgoing chair Ben Bernanke, the former vice chair becomes the first woman to lead the U.S.'s central bank. Also, peace talks to…
U.S. rushes to bolster Iraq with drones and missiles in fight against militants…
UN Ambassador Power: U.S. engaged in 'relentless' diplomacy in South Sudan…
UN Security Council votes to double peacekeeping mission in South Sudan…
Journalist Ari Shavit wrestles with complexity of Israel in 'My Promised Land'…
Political clash in world's youngest country grows into wider South Sudan unrest…
PBS NewsHour for Monday, December 16, 2013…
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