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Mexico Finds More Graves At Suspected Student Massacre Site

Posted On October 10, 2014

(Undated) -- Mexican authorities say they've found more hidden mass graves in the area where investigators fear missing students were murdered by gangs and police. The attorney general in Guerrero state, where gangs are very active, says investigators aren't sure why dozens of student teachers might have been killed. The burned remains uncovered this week…

Indian Human Rights Activist, Pakistani Teen Share Nobel Peace Prize

Posted On October 10, 2014

(Oslo) -- An Indian human rights activist and a Pakistani teenager are the joint winners of this year's Nobel Peace Prize. The selection committee says it chose Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzai for their work against the suppression of children and young people, and for the right of all children to education. Malala…

Hong Kong Democracy Protesters Determined Despite City’s Rejection Of Talks

Posted On October 10, 2014

(Hong Kong) -- More pro-democracy protests are planned through the weekend in Hong Kong after city leaders called off today's talks with student demonstrators. The talks were called off when democratic lawmakers demanded a probe of a six-point-four million dollar business payout to Hong Kong's pro-Beijing leader. Another city official claims the talks were nixed…

First Study Of Promising Ebola Vaccine Underway In West Africa

Posted On October 10, 2014

(Undated) -- A clinical trial of a promising Ebola vaccine is underway in West Africa. Dr. Peter Hotez from Texas's Baylor College of Medicine says while an Ebola vaccine would be a major breakthrough, it's still going to take time to develop.   The experimental vaccine was given to health care workers in Mali this…

Monitoring Group: ISIS Gaining In Kobani Despite Airstrikes

Posted On October 09, 2014

(Undated) -- ISIS continues to seize more of Kobani despite U.S.-led airstrikes. A monitoring group says ISIS fighters have seized more than a third of the key Syrian border town and continue to push forward. The commander of the Kurdish militia defending Kobani said ISIS has made major gains. The news comes as U.S. defense…