This November, voters in Oklahoma will consider a ballot measure banning affirmative action in public-sector hiring. And in October, the Supreme Court will hear arguments in the Fisher v. University of Texas case – centered on the use of affirmative action in public-university admissions. As the second installment in our One Minute Debate series for election 2012, three writers give their brief take on whether the United States still needs affirmative action.
Egypt's opposition leaders say talks with President Mohamed Morsi about weekend unrest are pointless unless they also address fundamental issues that leave Egypt prone to instability.
The deployment of Egyptian tanks marks the first time since Mohamed Morsi's power grab that the military has gotten involved.
Demonstrators against a proposed Egyptian constitution in Cairo have devolved into confrontations between pro- and anti-Muslim Brotherhood protesters.