Turmoil in Middle East and North Africa

By JUDI CHENG and AMANDA VENDER The rebellions that started in January in the Middle East and North Africa continued through the spring. People complain of poverty, rising food prices, hunger, lack of jobs and housing, and many are demanding that their leader step...

United States Enters War in Libya

By AMANDA VENDER Women prepare food for Libyan rebels. PHOTO: Gratiane de Moustier/IRIN The United States government spent $600 million to drop bombs and missiles over the oil-rich North African country, Libya, just in the first week of its war there. President Obama...