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Homicide suspected in death of first openly gay Mississippi mayoral candidate

The first-ever openly gay candidate for mayor in the state of Mississippi was found dead near a river levy on Wednesday morning, and police told The Associated Press they believe someone killed him. Marco McMillian (pictured left), 34, was running for mayor of Clarksdale as a Democrat. Police did not…

Chinese villagers threaten to march on government offices

WUKAN, China — Protesting villagers in southern China said Sunday they will march on government offices this week unless the body of a local leader is released and four villagers in police custody are freed. The 13,000 residents of Wukan, in the wealthy province of Guangdong, are in open revolt…