National

This City Could Become The Next Detroit

Carl Gibson, THINK PROGRESS   BALTIMORE, Md. (ThinkProgress.com)—Starting this week, 25,000 households in Baltimore will suddenly lose their access to water for owing bills of $250 or more, with very little notice given and no public hearings. Rita, a renter in Southeast Baltimore who asked Read More

World

Report: Rebels Decimate C. African Republic Town

KRISTA LARSON, Associated Press DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Rebels in Central African Republic decimated a mostly Christian village earlier this month, burning down dozens of homes, after demanding fuel and money from a nearby Muslim community to attack “the enemy,” an international human rights group Read More

World

Friction Over Sri Lanka Shows at Commonwealth Meet

KATY DAIGLE, Associated Press COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka’s president lashed out at criticisms of his nation’s human rights record, saying Thursday that the government deals with any complaints of abuses committed during or after its bloody 27-year civil war. Pro-government protesters, meanwhile, Read More