Nation & World
A human-rights court condemns U.S. extraordinary renditions and bolsters those who say they were illegally kidnapped and tortured as part of an overzealous war on terrorism. Afghan President Hamid Karzai will meet President Barack Obama inWashington next month on topics including the immunity from Afghan laws that the U.S. seeks for Americans who stay behind.
Nearly everywhere around the globe, people are living longer and fewer children are dying. But increasingly, people grapple with the diseases and disabilities of modern life, says a look at life expectancy.