Library on wheels brings joy of books to Afghan kids

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — The children of Kabul love the blue bus — they rush toward it every time it pulls into their street, eager to come onboard, their young eyes brimming with excitement.

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  • Written by By RAHIM FAIEZ , Associated Press

Hidden figures: How black women preachers spoke truth to power

(THE CONVERSATION) Each semester I greet the students who file into my preaching class at Howard University with a standard talk. The talk is not an overview of the basics – techniques of sermon preparation or sermon delivery, as one might expect. Outlining the basics is not particularly difficult.

  • Written by Kenyatta R. Gilbert , Howard University

Vietnam commemorates 50th anniversary of My Lai massacre

MY LAI, Vietnam (AP) — With talk of peace and cooperation rather than hatred, more than a thousand people marked the 50th anniversary Friday of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam, the most notorious episode in modern U.S. military history.


  • Written by By TRAN VAN MINH , Associated Press

Abortion, free speech collide in Supreme Court dispute

GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Informed Choices is what its president describes as a "life-affirming" pregnancy center on the edge of downtown Gilroy in northern California.


  • Written by By MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press