Top female Afghan cop makes dramatic escape from Afghanistan

Top female Afghan cop makes dramatic escape from Afghanistan after being hunted by the Taliban who had given her a ‘death sentence’ Gulafroz Ebtekar, 32, was deputy head of criminal investigations in Kabul But she was forced out of Afghanistan after the Taliban seized control in August Fearing she was a ‘living corpse’ she fled […]

Abortion, guns top agenda for new Supreme Court term

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is gearing up for a blockbuster term beginning Monday that is likely to produce the most important ruling on abortion in 30 years and a long-awaited decision on the issue of carrying guns outside the home. The court will also take up a dispute over public funding for religious education, […]