On Sept. 15, 1963, a bomb went off at the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Ala., killing Denise McNair, 11, and Addie Mae Collins, Carole Robertson and Cynthia Wesley, all 14
Claire Robertson was in the changing room at her local swimming pool when she glanced up to see a woman looking at her. The woman had a nice face warm, searching blue eyes; a hesitant smile but seemed unsure of what to say
Afghanistan’s reputation as the world’s leading narcotics supplier is well-known, but in a squalid ruin in Kabul, the country hides a darker secret — a huge home grown drug addiction problem now on the brink of fueling an HIV/AIDS epidemic.
The Lockerbie bomber made a brief public appearance at a hospital in Libya Wednesday, looking weak and unable to engage in what was going on around him.
Thai police have arrested three migrant Burmese workers after a British yacht skipper was allegedly murdered by having his throat slit and being thrown overboard, according to media reports. Thai police believe pirates slit 64-year-old Malcolm Robertson’s throat and tied up his wife Linda, 57, when they raided their yacht near Koh Dong, an island about 73km (45 miles) off southern Thailand’s Andaman sea coast, the British Press Association reported.