What teenager Zubair Ur Rehman remembers most about the day a drone killed his grandmother is how "particularly blue" the sky was in the Pakistani tribal region of North Waziristan.
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Reports that he stood silent during Argentina's "dirty war" and on sex abuse allegations against priests have toned down the welcome for Pope Francis.
Is there a big enough broom in all of Rome to remove the years of built-up, ground-in grime inside the Vatican
As a baby reporter in Texas, I covered what we euphemistically called mental health services in the state. These "services," reserved for the dangerously ill, involved brief, groggy hospital stays followed up with a handshake, script for enough pills to stun a moose, and ...