January 30, 2016

Obama wants $4B to help students learn computer science

By Darlene Superville THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama said Saturday he will ask Congress for billions of dollars to help students learn computer […]
January 29, 2016

Courtney B. Vance wins his case in O.J. Simpson miniseries

By Lynn Elber THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ In October 1995, Courtney B. Vance and Tony Goldwyn took a break from filming a TV movie […]
January 29, 2016

Ex Ivory Coast leader pleads not guilty to atrocities

By Mike Corder THE ASSOCIATED PRESS THE HAGUE, Netherlands _ Former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo unleashed a wave of deadly violence targeting political opponents in […]
January 29, 2016

Pro government marchers in Haiti capital call for elections

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Several thousand people held a peaceful march in Haiti’s crowded capital calling for elections to be held […]
January 29, 2016

Uganda: Little concern, impact of Zika virus in Zika Forest

By Rodney Muhumuza THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ZIKA FOREST, Uganda _ Birds sing in the canopy and a leopard roams the thick undergrowth of this rainforest in […]
January 28, 2016

Kidnapping trial begins for son of prominent Haitian family

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ A high-profile kidnapping trial started Thursday for the son of a prominent Haitian family with extensive business […]
January 28, 2016

Clinton’s firewall? Black voters the key in South Carolina

By Bill Barrow THE ASSOCIATED PRESS COLUMBIA, S.C. _ While Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton battle in Iowa and New Hampshire, the first two nominating states […]
January 27, 2016

Zimbabwe’s Heroes Acre is too exclusive, Mugabe critics say

By Farai Mutsaka THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HARARE, Zimbabwe _ The hilltop has a commanding view of Harare, features a huge bronze statue of three guerrilla fighters […]
January 27, 2016

Racial disparities in Connecticut stun gun use

By Dave Collins THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HARTFORD, Conn. _ Officers last year fired stun guns at blacks and Hispanics at a higher rate than at white […]
January 27, 2016

Suspect charged in killing of Georgia woman in Grenada

By Linda Straker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada _ A man accused of killing a tourist from Georgia in a machete attack on an isolated […]
January 26, 2016

Haiti leaders seek way out of political crisis

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Haitian President Michel Martelly would step down on schedule in two weeks, an interim government would take […]
January 26, 2016

San Francisco mayor asks feds for probe of police shooting

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has requested a federal investigation of the police shooting of a young black man, along with a broader look into the […]