At least 22 people have been killed in two days of clashes in Central African Republic, witnesses said on Tuesday, as foreign troops struggle to curb cycles of violence between Muslim and Christian communities.
For gays living in Uganda, just walking outside of their homes can be dangerous. And today, long-standing prejudice has been institutionalized into law with the country's "Anti-Homosexuality Act," which calls for harsh sentences for gay acts. Offenders convicted of "aggravated homosexuality" face life in prison. NewsHour Weekend special correspondent Martin Seemungal reports from Kampala.
Ugandan Parliament Set To Re-introduce Anti-gay Law
Uganda's parliament will try to re-introduce an anti-homosexuality law that was thrown out by a court, a lawmaker leading the effort said on Wednesday, a move that could once again damage relations with the West. Last week, the east African country's constitutional court nullified the law, signed by President Yoweri Museveni in February, on a technicality, saying it had been passed by parliament without quorum.
Second Wedding For 9-Year-Old Boy, 61-Year-Old Wife
A nine-year-old schoolboy has become one of the world's youngest grooms for the second time -- marrying his 62-year-old wife again. The second ceremony took place because the boy wanted to make it "official," though members of both families made it clear that the marriage was not legally binding.
Watch: Rapist Daniel Holtzclaw's Guilty Verdicts Read in OKC Court
From OKC Fox: Former Oklahoma City Police Department officer Daniel Holtzclaw has been found guilty on 18 charges, including rape and sexual battery.
The verdict came back Thursday evening in Oklahoma County Court. Holtzclaw was found guilty of 18 of his 36 charges, the ranging from first degree rape to sexual battery. Holtzclaw was found guilty on four counts of first degree rape, one count of second degree rape, six counts of sexual battery, four counts of forcible oral sodomy and three co...
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender Ugandans can face a barrage of discrimination and sometimes violence in their everyday lives, but scores of them turned out to march in a gay pride parade Saturday. The gathering in the town of Entebbe was the first since a Ugandan court overturned an anti-gay law on a technicality.
Kahn has been called a hero in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus. He contracted Ebola while treating infected patients in Sierra Leon. The current outbreak in West Africa is the worst in history.
With the outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa, new questions are being raised about the disease. CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook joins "CBS This Morning" to separate facts from fiction.
Nigeria Races To Halt Ebola Spread In Overcrowded Lagos
When Liberian-American Patrick Sawyer collapsed at Lagos airport, he brought Ebola into a potentially ideal place for the deadly virus to spread - a vast, dirty, overcrowded city where tracing carriers and their contacts is a major problem.