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UN Urges Help for 13 Million Kids Kept From School by Conflict

The United Nations called attention Thursday to the effects that conflicts in the Middle East and North Africa are having on education, with more than 13 million children in nine countries not attending school because of the fighting. A UNICEF report said violence in the region has reached "new levels of destructiveness and horror" as kids are increasingly being exploited.  It cited multiple factors that prevent children from attending classes, including attacks that damage...

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