Day: April 11, 2018

‘I paid $90,000 to free my family from IS’

Source: BBC News By Lizzie Porter Sharya, Iraq Image copyrightLEILA MOLANA-ALLENImage captionKhalid Taalo Khudhur al-Ali with nephews and nieces who also made it to safety in August 2014 Khalid Taalo Khudhur al-Ali fled with his wife and children as Islamic State militants attacked their town in Iraq in 2014, but 19 […]

Why Tuesday Could Define Trump’s Presidency

Source: Time By BRIAN BENNETT April 10, 2018 Historians judge presidents by how they react in times of crisis, and during an unseasonably cold April in Washington, Trump is facing two major ones: how to respond to a brutal chemical strike in Syria and what to do about investigations reaching his […]

Will Pope Francis Cause a Schism in the Catholic Church?

Source: The New Yorker By Vinson Cunningham Illustration by Javier Jaén; photograph from iStock / Getty https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/thenewyorker/#file=https://downloads.newyorker.com/mp3/180416cr_critics_cunningham_audm.mp3 Audio: Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone. For the better part of the past two years, Catholics around the world have been fighting over a footnote. In […]

Thousands join March for Humanity to honor Martin Luther King Jr.

Source: myAJC By Rosalind Bentley and Ernie Suggs – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution     Martin Luther King III, center, holding hands with his daughter Yolanda Renee King, leads the March for Humanity Monday commemorating the funeral procession for his father. Rosalind Bentley / rbentley@ajc.com Updated: 4:16 p.m. Monday, April 09, 2018 |  Posted: 3:18 p.m. Monday, April […]