One mosque was hit by grenades, another by gunfire, while there was also a reported explosion in a kebab shop adjoining a mosque.
The girl's dead body was recovered an hour and a half later.
From France to Sweden, right-wing politicians used the attack on the satirical magazine to denounce Islam as a whole.
Terrorism is perpetrated against Muslims around the world, but Muslims overwhelmingly respond to the violence, harassment, and calls for their mass annihilation by explaining over and over again that they are peaceful and rational people.
New Yorkers ignored the cold to show their support for the dozen victims of Europe's worst terrorist attack in years.
They stood in silent defiance in Trafalgar Square, pens held aloft.
The French community of Los Angeles held a refreshingly anger-free rally to honor the dead and show support for the magazine's mission.
The British politician Mark Pritchard has been cleared of rape allegations and believes it's unfair that his accuser has the right to remain anonymous while defendants in these cases are named.
Paris is on alert as two of the alleged gunmen responsible for Wednesday's terrorist attack reportedly robbed a gas station, then headed back in the direction of the French capital.
Following the death of a 12-year-old boy from sniffing cans of deodorant, the Alice Spring's community is claiming funding cuts to outreach programs are leaving troubled youth more isolated that ever.
We spoke to a marine biologist to understand how some coral provoked a police investigation.
Republicans in Kentucky have opened up a new frontier in the war on labor, pushing through county right-to-work ordinances that put the fate of union workers in the hands of local, rather than state, governments.
While many people expressed horror at the attack and shared messages of support, supporters of the terrorist groups tried to co-opt hashtags on Twitter.
On Tuesday morning, volunteers working at the Colorado Springs chapter of the NAACP heard a loud explosion outside the building that they said was powerful enough to knock items off the wall.
The French newspaper that was the victim of a horrific terrorist attack today has been sued, threatened, and even bombed for publishing drawings of Muhammad.
The country's predominately male and notoriously insensitive criminal justice system has led the new government to unveil a proposal for special units that would focus on investigating crimes against women.
We interviewed Vincent Harris, the 26-year-old conservative strategist who thinks he can save the Republican Party from itself.
A 1990 Supreme Court ruling suggests the grand juror suing Missouri for the right to speak out has a decent shot at victory.
At least 12 people have been killed and ten wounded in an attack on the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo around 11:30 AM local time this morning, say officials.
Ottawa is exporting less military aid overall but upping shipments to India, Egypt, and Tunisia, as well as other non-NATO allies with questionable moral records.
As prohibition crumbles in the West, marijuana reform activists are looking to open up a new frontier for the legalization movement.
Despite autism having been proven to be far more common in women than was previously thought, it seems we still have some catching up to do.
The current slump in oil prices could spell the end of North American fracking, but will price volatility mean trouble for the more financially stable tar sands?
A police shooting Monday night shows that city cops are still doing their jobs, but arrest numbers remain low.