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US optimism ebbs over Myanmar reforms

04/04/2014 2:03am
Two years after the United States announced the normalization of diplomatic relations with Myanmar, optimism in Washington over the nation's embrace of democracy is waning and concern over the plight of minority Muslims is growing.

Lebanese former warlord to run for president

04/04/2014 6:00am
A former Lebanese warlord who now leads a Christian right-wing party has announced he will run for president in the tiny Arab country's elections later this spring.

Mormon conference this weekend in Salt Lake City

04/04/2014 1:31pm
More than 100,000 Latter-day Saints are expected to gather in Salt Lake City this weekend to find out church news and soak up words of guidance and inspiration from the faith's top leaders.

Argentine president, godmother to lesbians' baby

04/04/2014 5:01pm
Argentina's President Cristina Fernandez has agreed to be the godmother of a lesbian couple's baby in a Roman Catholic cathedral.

Mozilla CEO resignation raises free-speech issues

04/04/2014 6:30pm
The resignation of Mozilla's CEO amid outrage that he supported an anti-gay marriage campaign is prompting concerns about how Silicon Valley's strongly liberal culture might quash the very openness that is at the region's foundation.