Somalia's Prime Minister Joins the Fight to Ban Female Genital Mutilation
After years of international activism aimed at banning ritual female circumcision, a campaign in Somalia is now one step closer to ending the practice in the country where it is most prevalent.
Ferguson Approves DOJ Overhaul of Police and Courts, Likely Dodges Costly Lawsuit
The Ferguson City Council voted unanimously to accept a US Department of Justice plan to reform the city's police force and municipal court system.
Previously Banned American Muslim Ads to Go Up in New York Subways
The ads, which were created for the comedy documentary "The Muslims Are Coming!" and to dispel myths about the American Muslim community, were previously rejected and banned after the MTA concluded that they were "political in nature."
Russian Man Facing Year in Prison for Writing 'There is No God' Online
The man, who is atheist, faced court this week for “insulting the religious convictions or feelings of citizens.”