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Ex-rebel leader in Colombia relocates amid talk of arrest
The former chief peace negotiator for Colombia's FARC rebel movement has decided to relocate to a rural camp for ex-guerrillas amid speculation he could soon be arrested as part of a U.S. drug investigation
US gains key witness in drug case against Colombian rebel
Authorities say the nephew of the former chief peace negotiator for Colombia's main rebel group has been taken to the U.S. to help prosecutors build a drug case against a top rebel ideologue
Today in History
Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 10, the 100th day of 2018. There are 265 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On April 10, 1968, "In the Heat of the Night" won best picture of 1967 at the 40th Academy Awards; one of its stars, Rod Steiger, was named best actor while
'Wonder Girls': How girl-led activists are changing the world
Dozens of girls and young women in countries around the globe are proving you don’t need superpowers to fight for justice, equality and peace. After traveling to 13 countries to visit 15 girl-led nonprofits, photojournalist Paola Gianturco has collected their stories in a new book, " Wonder Girls:
Family of father and son detained in Iran tells Trump to take 'urgent action': We're 'running out of time'
During his speech to the United Nations General Assembly, President Donald Trump called on Iran to release all Americans being detained by the regime and its Revolutionary Guard Corps. Among those Americans held are a father and son -- Baquer and Siamak Namazi -- and their family is urging Trump to
Remembering activist and comedian Dick Gregory
The trailblazing black comedian is being remembered both for his humor and his civil rights activism.
Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell: Inside the close bond they shared
The music world lost two rock icons -- Chris Cornell and Chester Bennington -- within months of each other. Bennington's death is being investigated as "a suicide by hanging," a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's office told ABC News on Friday. A final cause of death won't be confirmed
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu wishes Muslims 'Ramadan Kareem'
The leader of the Jewish state sent Ramadan greetings to its Muslim citizens Saturday. "I wish #Ramadan Kareem to Israel 's Muslim citizens and Muslims around the world, hoping for much needed brotherhood, mutual respect & peace," tweeted Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu . "Ramadan Kareem"
Chris Cornell: Why his death leaves 'a massive void in the rock world'
Chris Cornell was a titan among rock stars in the '90s Seattle grunge scene, ranking alongside Nirvana ’s Kurt Cobain , Pearl Jam ’s Eddie Vedder and Alice In Chains’ Layne Staley. Cornell didn’t start out on top. The early Soundgarden records, “Ultramega OK” and particularly their 1989 major-label
Remembering Chris Cornell and his most notable songs
Chris Cornell died this morning at the age of 52. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed that the rocker took his own life in Detroit. Cornell leaves a legacy as frontman for iconic alternative bands including Soundgarden, Audioslave and Temple of the Dog. Cornell founded Soundgarden