Yemen's Ansar Allah, better known as the Houthis, were a homegrown religious-political movement receiving little more than moral support from Iran. But their war with Saudi Arabia is causing Iran to send weapons, risking a real proxy war.
The state's Republican governor, Asa Hutchinson, had argued that the executions — which would have been the state's first since 2005 — had to be rushed through because one of the drugs used in lethal injections was due to expire.
Former Rep. Gabby Giffords’ organization, Americans for Responsible Solutions, wants Congress and the president to “make our communities safer from gun violence and reject the corporate gun lobby’s dangerous agenda.”
I campaigned for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012. I will never forget the tears that streamed down my face when, after a long day of "Get Out The Vote" door-knocking in Chicagoland’s American Muslim neighborhoods, I watched him walk out on stage in Grant Park on the television screen in my family’s living room. A person with a name like mine was elected President of the United States.