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  • US victim laments attacks on free speech in Bangla 
    Updated: Dec-01-15 7:17 pm

    WASHINGTON - An American-Bangladeshi writer who survived a machete attack by Muslim extremists that killed her husband raised alarm Tuesday about rising intimidation and violence against freedom of expression in the South Asian country.

  • China releases long-time journalist after she pleads guilty 
    Updated: Nov-26-15 6:42 am

    BEIJING - A 71-year-old Chinese journalist imprisoned on a state secrets conviction was released for medical reasons Thursday after pleading guilty during a closed-door appeal hearing, her lawyers and state media said.

  • Stories of those who died in the Paris attacks story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-20-15 9:17 pm

    They were artists and students, music lovers, parents and newlyweds. The victims of last week's attacks in Paris had varied backgrounds and interests. Among the 130 killed in the attacks, here are some of their stories:

  • Museum puts 1840 newspapers edited by Abraham Lincoln online 
    Updated: Nov-20-15 4:02 am

    SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum is making copies of a campaign newspaper edited by Lincoln and other politicians available online for the first time.

  • Myanmar's fledgling journalists gird for historic election story has photos
    Updated: Nov-05-15 2:01 am

    YANGON, Myanmar - Their predecessors suffered torture, imprisonment and death at the hands of a die-hard military regime for more than half a century. Now, Myanmar's journalists - newly fledged, muscle-flexing but also still apprehensive - are challenged with the first general election since 1960 to be covered with relative freedom.

  • Philadelphia woman wins $10,000 prize just for voting 
    Updated: Nov-04-15 10:11 am

    PHILADELPHIA - Casting a ballot has made one Philadelphia woman $10,000 richer.