A new bill in France makes it a crime to deny genocide in France. The Turkish government is outraged because the law also makes it a crime to deny that the Ottoman Turks massacred millions of Armenians during World War I.
Israel's Haredim community is grappling with mainstream Israeli society in an effort to figure out how the two increasingly divergent lifestyles can co-exist in the same country.
A recent investigation by the Boston Globe provides the first proof that former Liberian President Charles Taylor, who stands accused of war crimes that led to the death of more than a million people, worked for the CIA and the Pentagon during his rise to power.
As Congressional leaders debate whether to endorse SOPA or PIPA, or neither of the bills, Silicon Valley and the online industry is fighting back, with plans for site blackouts at Wikipedia, Reddit and other websites across the Internet.
In Israel on Monday, El Al and the Tel Aviv stock exchange were hit by denial of service attacks, effectively shutting down the companies' websites. The attacker were allegedly the work of anti-Israeli Saudi Arabians.
Tiffany Brewer's sister was shot and killed by her husband, David Gatlin, in what she describes as a cold, methodical murder. Gatlin was pardoned recently by outgoing Gov. Haley Barbour, but critics say the pardons are not legitimate.
In his last days in office. Gov. Haley Barbour pardoned more than 200 people, at least four of whom have been convicted of killing other people. One of them had been denied parole just two weeks before.
Rep. Gabby Giffords made her first public appearance in her district on Sunday, commemorating the first anniversary of the attack that killed six and nearly took her life, as well as 12 others.
Amir Mirzaei Hekmati is accused of committing espionage against Iran when he traveled to the country in August 2011. On Monday, Iran announced it would put him to death.
Shawn Macdonald is accused of a racially motivated attack on Papi Ngoqo, a Black Vancouver man from South Africa. The attack happened in 2008, but charges — and the racial angle — are just now being brought.