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  • Why Obama isn't pushing for Yemen president to go: Al Qaeda

    Obama wants Libya's Qaddafi out, and he pushed hard for Egypt's Mubarak to exit. Not so Yemen's Saleh, president for 33 years. The difference: US concern about Al Qaeda on the Arabian Peninsula.
    03/22/2011 06:30 pm

  • Opinion Yemen: six 'facts' to question

    With Yemen in upheaval, US pundits have peddled inflated fears about the threat it poses. While it’s easy to identify risk factors, circumstances don’t spell the kind of chaos Americans most fear, nor do they validate US support for President Ali Abdullah Saleh. His unpopular government has little moral or logistical ground to stand on. After a violent government crackdown on protesters Friday, three key military leaders have defected to the opposition, in addition to numerous other diplomats and lawmakers. But this doesn’t necessarily spell a victory for democracy. Sheila Carapico, a professor of political science and international relations at The University of Richmond and American University in Cairo debunks six claims about the tumult in Yemen.
    03/22/2011 04:33 pm

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 03/21
  • In Yemen, top military commanders defect from Saleh regime

    Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh's half-brother defected today, deploying troops to protect demonstrators. Friday's unprecedented violence led eight diplomats to resign.
    03/21/2011 02:21 pm

  • In Pictures Yemen protests
  • Arab world divided on Libya no-fly zone

    The Arab world is largely supportive of Libya's rebels and a no-fly zone to protect them, but is unsure how it feels about Western intervention on their behalf.
    03/21/2011 01:09 pm

  • Yemen imposes state of emergency after 42 killed

    Just after Friday prayers, men armed with semiautomatic weapons began firing on protesters in Yemen's capital, more than doubling the death toll of the weeks-long protest movement in one day.
    03/18/2011 12:58 pm

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Doing Good


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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