Several states' newly elected conservative lawmakers are pushing legislation that restrict funding to, and regulate clinics that provide abortions.
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas' recent admission highlights the plight of young, undocumented immigrants in the US.
A lawyer specializing in the First Amendment talks about the current heroes and threats to the freedom of speech.
Nebraska police officer Kathryn Bolkovac went to Bosnia in 1999 and discovered western officials were involved in trafficking of young women.
Barack Obama has spoken openly about his support of equal rights for gay couples, but some are questioning his support for gay rights.
Iranian officials now forbid men from wear necklaces, adding to bans on hairstyles and tight clothing.
A controversial bill in Uganda that that called for the death penalty for homosexuality failed to make it out of parliament.
Dominique Strauss Kahn's resignation from the International Monetary Fund has set off a global power struggle between the European Union and emerging economies.
Women aren't allowed to drive cars in Saudi Arabia, but some, inspired by the Arab Spring, are defying the ban and driving openly.
Last month, for the first time, a majority of Americans polled by Gallup said they were in favor of legalizing gay marriage.