Ongoing political unrest in the West African nation of Mali has put at risk the desert city of Timbuktu, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Militant Islamists continue to attack the city's historic shrines and mosques, and many fear some sites have already been irreparably damaged. We explore their motives and how Washington and the international community are responding to ongoing instability in Mali.
The Republican ticket for November's election includes Ken Cuccinelli for governor, E.W. Jackson for lieutenant governor, and Mark Obenshain for attorney general.