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Nigerian President Orders Push to Free Kidnapped Girls

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has ordered top security officials to do everything possible to secure the release of more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped last month by suspected Islamist extremists. In a broadcast appearance Sunday, Jonathan promised "... anywhere the girls are, we will surely get them out." The president described it as a "trying" and "painful time" and pleaded for the cooperation of parents, guardians and local communities in the...

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