By COMPILED BY DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE STAFF WIRE REPORTS
Posted: May 14, 2014 at 5:48 a.m.
Borno state Gov. Kashim Shettima (center) on Tuesday addresses demonstrators in Abuja, Nigeria, who were calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped schoolgirls of the Chibok secondary school.
The U.S. is conducting manned surveillance flights to search for 276 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped last month by the Islamist group Boko Haram, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.