RUST AND BONE (120 min) (M)
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In Yemen, a High-Stakes Power Game as Saleh Is in Limbo
For the first time in 13 days, a lull has descended upon the fierce fighting between armed tribesmen and forces loyal to Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The consistent shelling and gunfire in the capital city of Sana’a have been replaced by a tense quiet, with most residents still choosing to stay in their homes or flee to ancestral villages.
Poverty: The War on the War on Poverty
McIlroy’s Masters: Why Golf is the Cruelest Mind Game
Abused No More
There’s something especially loathsome about torturing helpless creatures for fun and profit. And evidence of torture is what investigators found on July 8, when federal and local authorities working in teams across eight states staged the largest raid in history against the underground dogfighting racket.
Volunteer fighters help purge Taliban in Pakistan
Six die as Islamic radicals, Hamas clash in Gaza
American’s odyssey to al Qaeda’s heart
On September 10, 2007, almost exactly six years after al Qaeda attacked the United States, Bryant Neal Vinas, a 24-year-old American citizen born in Queens, New York, boarded a flight from the city en route to Lahore, in eastern Pakistan, determined to fight jihad in neighboring Afghanistan. Brought up a Catholic by his Latin American immigrant parents, who divorced when he was young, Vinas tried to join the U.S. army in 2002 but dropped out after just a few weeks