Religious Freedoms are worse in China and Afghanistan
US: Religious persecution up in Afghanistan, China
Officials Evacuate Residents as Typhoon Approaches
Thousands of residents in the country's northeast are evacuated
Fierce Storms Claim Lives in Midwest
At least 13 people are dead after fierce storms that tore through the Midwest overnight.
Taliban Claims Responsibility to Bombing
The Taliban says the blast was to avenge the death of Osama bin Laden
Category: General News
Security at 2014 Olympics
MOSCOW (AP) - Critics say they're worried about the security lockdown being planned for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Some of the most extensive identity checks and sweeping security measures ever seen at an international sports event have raised concerns that safety from an Islamist insurgency is just a pretext to stifle dissent and violate privacy.