Researchers exposed more than 1300 prisoners, soldiers, and psychiatric patients to syphilis, gonorrhea, and chancroid through a study that went on from 1946 to 1948 with follow-up work that continued through 1953.
Former Guatemalan dictator General Efrain Jose Rios Montt is standing trial for alleged genocide he committed in the 1980s. The case against him — which has been fraught with delays and dead-ends — is a race against the clock for victims’ families, who fear the 88-year-old will die before facing justice.
Teens Dulce Medina, Mayeli Hernandez, and Saúl Ortíz have seen more violence in their home countries than many people see in a lifetime. They want Congress to help prevent other children from witnessing "the blood running on the ground.”