Evidence is emerging from Nigeria of a brutal massacre of at least 200 civilians earlier this month. The massacre was in an area where Nigeria's military has been battling the insurgent Islamist group Boko Haram. Melissa Block talks to Eric Guttschuss of Human Rights Watch about the situation.
Administration officials tell NPR and other news outlets that the arms could include shoulder-fired missiles. The news comes as the U.S. considers how to respond to reports that the Assad regime may have used chemical weapons against its own people.
One way Western brands have responded to consumer concerns about unsafe working conditions in foreign countries is to create an elaborate system of independent auditors. Despite that, incidents still happen. Last week a building collapse in Bangladesh killed more than 400 people.
So far, we don't know who exactly used chemical weapons in Syria, or where or when they were used. U.S. intelligence agencies can only say at this point, that evidence shows some weapons have been used there. President Obama has said the use of chemical weapons in Syria would be a game changer.
Suspected Boston Marathon bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev traveled to Dagestan in southern Russia twice in recent years, and investigators want to know whether that experience led him toward a radical and violent form of Islam.
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