More than 62 percent of South Sudanese refugees arriving in Uganda this year are children, UN officials report. And in a worrying trend, aid workers say a growing number of these kids are coming alone.
During Uganda's armed conflict, tens of thousands of children were abducted by the Lord's Resistance Army. Now they are adults, and many of them have returned. But after spending formative years in the wilderness — can they fully come back?
Some states are trying to fill in the health care holes for Micronesians, who are allowed to live and work in the US but are barred from safety net programs like Medicaid. In Oklahoma, though, efforts to help have so far been unsuccessful.
On a trip to Scotland, Chuck Wexler was struck by the fact that police officers there don't carry guns. He wondered whether the police in the US could do the same. So he took a group of police chiefs on a trip to Scotland to learn more.
This year, an increasing number of Central American attempted to enter the US illegally. Now, as many are deported back home, there are concerns that due process was not served while they were held in detention facilities in the United States.
The conclusions reached by the Senate Intelligence Committee in a new report on so-called harsh interrogation techniques are a damning critique of the Central Intelligence Agency. Not only did the agency torture people, but it did so while lying about it and getting no value from the information it gathered.
Attacks in the French cities of Tours and Dijon over the weekend left pedestrians and police officers dead, and France wondering if radical groups like ISIS are taking the fight into their cities. But despite the attackers' seeming links to radical Islam, the jury is still out.