Roe v. Everyone: States take on abortion

March 28, 2013

An anti-abortion sign is seen during the Ninth Annual Walk for Life West Coast rally in San Francisco, California, January 26, 2013. REUTERS/Stephen Lam

How we left Iraq

March 19, 2013

In the early hours of March 20, 2003, an air raid siren and ten-minute round of explosions in Baghdad punctuated the start of the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq. A 13-year-old Iraqi who witnessed the ensuing war, which killed an estimated 176,000 to 189,000 people and forced millions out of the country, would be 23 this year. On the tenth anniversary of the invasion, a generation that grew up amid war now faces a future in a country plagued by political crisis, human rights abuses, and violence.

Girls just wanna have fundamental representation in government

March 7, 2013

Co-authored by Clare Richardson.

PHOTO: An Afghan parliament member (L) votes on a list of cabinet nominees at the parliament house in Kabul, January 16, 2010. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood

World Wrap: North Korea threatens to scrap truce

By Danielle Wiener-Bronner
March 5, 2013

North Korea warns it may call off its 60-year truce with South Korea, the search for a new pope continues after Benedict’s unprecedented resignation, and Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez could be on his last legs. Today is Tuesday, March 5, and this is the World Wrap, brought to you by @dwbronner and @clarerrrr.