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  • Bahrain stages trials of opponents, despite new US criticism

    Five of the six trials were held before a military tribunal. The US last week added Bahrain to its list of human rights abusers, which the kingdom called a regrettable 'rush to judgment.'
    06/20/2011 11:17 am

  • Amid unrest, Bahrain companies fire hundreds of Shiites

    At least 16 Bahraini companies or government ministries have fired hundreds of mostly Shiite workers during the past week. Employees speak of being dismissed despite being on pre-approved leave or having received approval to stay home due to the unrest.
    04/07/2011 10:57 am

  • Bahrain suspends opposition newspaper

    Barhrain's government has suspended the country's only opposition newspaper, Al Wasat, accusing it of printing false information. The move comes amid a campaign to quell pro-democracy protests.
    04/03/2011 03:43 pm

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What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

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