KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The Somali city of Kismayo “should be handed over” to the central government, regional leaders said at the end of a summit Sunday, a decision that puts pressure on Kenyan troops who face charges
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Heinz Endowments has suddenly dismissed its longtime head of environmental grant making, signaling that changes are coming to one of the leading charity’s priorities.
Caren Glotfelty told reporters in an email that “the board
MADRID (AP) — A Spanish official says more than 550 firefighters backed by 17 water-carrying aircraft are trying to bring a large wildfire under control 92 kilometers (57 miles) west of Madrid.
Regional government spokesman Francisco Jose Sanchez
RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco’s King Mohamed VI says he would not have pardoned a Spanish man convicted of raping 11 children if he had been aware of his crimes.
The pardon sparked demonstrations that were broken up
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) — Federal prosecutors have reached a plea agreement with a former Colorado Mesa University student accused of threatening President Barack Obama last fall.
Twenty-year-old Mitchell Kusick was accused of telling his therapist he wanted
NEW YORK (AP) — Why doesn’t Anthony Weiner just quit?
It’s a question angry voters, pundits and fellow politicians have been asking almost nonstop in the nearly two weeks since the New York City mayoral candidate’s latest sexting
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NEW YORK (AP) — Police say an officer shot and killed a 14-year-old boy on a New York City street after he refused to drop his gun and pointed it at them.
Shaaliver Douse died of a single
BOSTON (AP) — After listening to nearly eight weeks of testimony, jurors in the racketeering trial of James “Whitey” Bulger are set to hear closing arguments from prosecutors and defense attorneys as each side lays out its view
LONDON (AP) — In a rare interview, the British mother of U.S. soldier Bradley Manning has urged her son not to give up hope, even as he faces up to 136 years in prison for disclosing hundreds of
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — After a white supremacist killed Pardeep Kaleka’s father and five others at a Wisconsin temple last year, Kaleka was skeptical when a self-described former skinhead reached out and invited him to dinner.
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gone are the large conferences, big pharma funding, Nobel laureates and lavishly paid state officials who vowed scientific breakthroughs from Texas’ unprecedented $3 billion crusade against cancer.
What’s left of the Cancer Prevention and
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A moderate earthquake struck off Canada’s southern Pacific coast early Sunday, rattling parts of Vancouver Island.
There were no reports of damage or injuries.
Earthquakes Canada said the 5.7-magnitude quake hit about 6:20
NEW YORK (AP) — A black woman who set off a racial firestorm after claiming she was raped by a gang of white law enforcement officials in 1987 has begun making defamation payments to a man she falsely
CLEVELAND (AP) — A man condemned to death for fatally stabbing a neighbor during a Cleveland burglary was found hanged in his cell Sunday just days before his Wednesday execution.
Billy Slagle, 44, was found hanging in his
BEIRUT (AP) — Iran’s new president has expressed his country’s support to Syria’s embattled leader Bashar Assad’s regime, saying no force in the world will be able to shake their alliance.
Syria’s state-run news agency SANA says Hasan
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The M23 rebel group in eastern Congo has said it will not rule out retaking the city of Goma unless there is progress on negotiations with the government.
A statement signed Saturday by M23