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  • new storyUN concerned over human rights, democracy in Macedonia story has photos
    Updated: May-22-15 2:31 pm

    SKOPJE, Macedonia - A top United Nations human rights official expressed concern Friday over the political crisis that has triggered mass protests in Macedonia.

  • Obama says Tunisia to be non-NATO ally of US story has photos
    Updated: May-21-15 2:04 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Thursday elevated Tunisia to new allied status, promising financial and security assistance to ensure the North African country's transition to democracy remains a success in a fragile region.

  • Newsom, Blakeslee unveil digital tool on government meetings story has photos
    Updated: May-06-15 7:15 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom and former state Sen. Sam Blakeslee have teamed up with computer scientists to create a video search engine that they say will lift the shroud on government by allowing people to see, read and share what their representatives are doing in the state Capitol.

  • Former president Carter reflects before milestone mission 
    Updated: Apr-26-15 12:07 pm

    ATLANTA - Dozens of trips to monitor elections abroad have left former President Jimmy Carter hopeful about the future of many countries adopting democracy but concerned about the election process in the U.S.

  • Hong Kong faces resistance with Beijing-backed election plan story has photos
    Updated: Apr-22-15 8:40 am

    HONG KONG - Hong Kong's government unveiled election reform proposals Wednesday, setting the stage for another round of confrontation with pro-democracy activists and lawmakers opposed to Beijing-mandated restrictions on candidates for the city's top job.