Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
An estimated 15,000 teachers and their supporters rallied in downtown Los Angeles on Thursday, threatening to strike should union and school district representatives fail to reach an agreement to reduce class sizes, raise teacher pay, and eliminate the existing system for evaluating educators. "We do not want to strike, but we know that if we have...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Over the course of two decades, dozens of human rights groups, First Nations...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
At a Kabul press conference on 18 February, senior United Nations officials discussed the latest UN report on conflict-related civilian deaths and injuries. (Photo:  Fardin Waezi/UNAMA)
More than 13 years since the U.S.-led invasion, the war in Afghanistan...


Israel's murder of four Palestinian children playing on a beach in Gaza City was witnessed by many bystanders, including journalists who have relayed harrowing accounts and photos as they watched the terrified boys run for their lives. Killed were Ahed Atef Bakr, 10, Zakariya Ahed Bakr, 10, Mohammad Ramiz Bakr, 11, and Ismail Mahmoud Bakr, 9. Warning: Graphic. Also heart-shattering, and untenable.