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    Nigeria Rejoices as 82 Chibok Girls Freed

    Scores are still missing. But of 276 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, only 113 are still captives after dozens were freed Sunday in exchange for the release of militant suspects. Parents waited, not knowing if their daughters were among those returning, as the girls were escorted to Abuja for medical exams and to meet President Muhammadu Buhari. Hours later, Buhari returned to London — he recently spent months there being treated for an undisclosed medical condition — leaving Nigeria in the hands of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

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