Korea fight is latest conflict for indigenous people of Guam

Aug 16, 2017

Korea fight is latest conflict for indigenous people of Guam

The threatened missile attack by North Korea on Guam has prompted calls for peace from the island's indigenous people, who are weary of yet another conflict after enduring centuries of hostilities. About one-third of the U.S. territory's 160,000 people identify as Chamorro, the indigenous group ...

White nationalist rally linked to three deaths in Virginia

Aug 13, 2017

White nationalist rally linked to three deaths in Virginia

A car plowed into a crowd of people peacefully protesting a white nationalist rally Saturday in a Virginia college town, killing a 32-year-old woman as she crossed the street, hurting more than a dozen others and ratcheting up tension in a day full of ...

Key events in India-Pakistan relations since Partition

Aug 13, 2017

Key events in India-Pakistan relations since Partition

India and Pakistan have had testy relations at best since independence. Some key dates that helped define the South Asian nations: August 1947: Britain ends its colonial rule over the Indian subcontinent, which becomes two independent nations — Hindu-majority, but secularly governed India and the ...

Aug 13, 2017

Elder Indians and Pakistanis speak of partition 70 years ago

It has been 70 years since India and Pakistan were carved from the former British Empire as independent nations, a process that triggered one of the largest human migrations in history. Overnight, Hindu and Muslim neighbors became fearful of one another. Mob violence broke ...

Charlottesville violence tests Trump's presidential mettle

Aug 13, 2017

Charlottesville violence tests Trump's presidential mettle

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The real world has begun to intrude upon the presidency of Donald Trump. The violent clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, between white nationalists and counterprotesters confronted Trump with perhaps the first true domestic crisis of his young administration. And to some, even within his own Republican ...