More than 60 women and girls who had been abducted by Nigerian extremist group Boko Haram have reportedly escaped to freedom, after their captors left for a raid. The Islamist group is still holding more than 200 schoolgirls it abducted in April.
Read original article – Published July 07, 2014 9:23 AM ET
Dozens Of Women Reportedly Escape Boko Haram; Hundreds Still Held
- The law establishes Alaska as the second state in the nation to recognize Indigenous Peoples Day on the second Monday of October, replacing Columbus Day.
- U.S. Senate leaders postponed a vote on their health care reform bill, but Alaskans opposed to the bill aren’t letting up. One Alaskan, a three-time cancer survivor, went to Washington to make his pitch directly.
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