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Parents' lawsuit says son was baptized against their wishes
The parents of a developmentally disabled boy in Ohio have sued his former court-appointed guardian, a minister and the child's mentor claiming he was baptized at a church last year against the couple's wishes
Kaine to oppose Trump court pick, join filibuster
Sen. Tim Kaine is joining with most of his Democratic colleagues and says he will vote to filibuster President Donald Trump's choice of Judge Neil Gorsuch to serve on the Supreme Court
Kosovo Albanians block roads to prevent Serb rally
Albanians in Kosovo have blocked roads to prevent local Serb minority and those coming from Serbia to hold an electoral campaign
In Russia's once-quiet provinces, young people lead protest
In the city of Tambov, and in places like it across Russia, young people are seeing a threat to their future that is bringing them onto the streets as never before _ high-level corruption
China confirms detention of Taiwan pro-democracy activist
China's government says it has detained a Taiwanese pro-democracy activist and is investigating him on suspicion of "pursuing activities harmful to national security."
Campus 'free speech zones' face new round of scrutiny
So-called "free speech zones" on college campuses are facing renewed scrutiny from lawmakers and students
State Department darkens the briefing room again amid search for new spokesperson
Less than three weeks after resuming, the State Department has once again stopped holding press briefings while the agency searches for a new spokesperson. For at least two weeks, officials at the State Department will not hold a public briefing, according to officials with the department. After
Can Nunes be impartial in Russia investigation?
"The View" co-hosts discuss the latest in the Russia probe, including Jared Kushner volunteering to speak with the Senate.
Turkish pop star, journalists on trial over failed coup
A Turkish pop singer and 28 other people have gone on trial for alleged links to a failed coup attempt, highlighting the gulf between Ankara's assertions that the prosecutions are necessary and international concerns that Turkish democracy is in peril
Navalny: a savvy and determined Kremlin foe
The 15-day jail sentence imposed Monday on Alexei Navalny is nothing new for the Kremlin's most visible domestic foe and unlikely to be more than a brief interruption of his campaign against what he calls "the party of crooks and thieves."