The uprising in Yemen is escalating. But President Ali Abdullah Saleh, who has ruled the country for three decades, remains defiant. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Natalia Antelava, who has just returned from Yemen.
The international community is debating military intervention in Syria again, while some are pushing for a "Yemen Option," giving Syria's President safe haven abroad in exchange for relinquishing power.
At the Averroes Institute, a private high school for Muslim Americans in Fremont, Calif., academic rigor is supplemented by religious study. Averroes is the first school of its kind in the area and teachers say the school helps support the needs of young Muslim Americans.
The US has been fighting al-Qaeda ever since the September 11 attacks more than a dozen years ago. US President Obama said al-Qaeda is a now a shadow of itself. Yet the organization seems to keep growing and changing, in spite of continuing US strikes against it.