Some families have had mothers, daughters and sisters kidnapped and sold into slavery by Islamic State group militants.
The Stalinist state has reacted with anger over a U.N. vote that suggested it face crimes-against-humanity charges.
Al-Shabaab militants blew the victims' "heads off just like that," according to one survivor.
Marion Barry was "the most influential and savvy local politician of his generation," says the Washington Post.
The Federal Reserve is slated to review its oversight of big banks after critics called it out for being too close to Wall Street.
Buffalo is facing possible flooding as temperatures warm, melting the more than 7 feet of snow that fell this week.
A grand jury has yet to reach a decision on whether to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson, but protesters are marching.