20,000 people have marched in support of progress on global climate change in London ahead of the Climate Change Summit in Copenhagen next week, BBC News. Stop Climate Chaos Coalition. Join #TheWave on Twitter to show your support.
The White House has expanded the CIA’s unmanned drone program in Pakistan. The drones target Taliban militants, but have been criticized for also striking civilians, CNN.
Sekouba Konate, Guinea’s Vice President, has returned from a trip abroad to take control of the government in the wake of an assassination attempt on President Moussa Dadis Camara who is receiving medical treatment in Morocco. Camara took power in Guinea after a military coup last December. The ruling military junta has been divided since 157 opposition supporters were killed in September, BBC News.
A colleague of Dr. George Tiller, the Kansas physician who preformed late-term abortions and who was killed by an anti-abortion activist last May, has expanded his clinic to provide late-term abortions. Dr. LeRoy H. Carhart of Nebraska has also hired some of Dr. Tiller’s staff members. Late-term abortions are controversial in the United States, New York Times.