January 18, 2016

St. Louis police: Officer fatally shoots KFC robbery suspect

ST. LOUIS _ Police say an officer fatally shot a suspect in an armed robbery of a St. Louis fast-food restaurant. St. Louis Police Lt. Col. […]
January 18, 2016

Martin Luther King had complicated legacy on gun violence

By Errin Haines Whack THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Martin Luther King Jr. was surrounded by guns, even though he didn’t like them. At times, armed foot soldiers […]
January 18, 2016

Criticized book on Washington slave pulled

By Hillel Italie THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Scholastic is pulling a new picture book about George Washington and his slaves amid objections it sentimentalizes […]
January 17, 2016

King Center to celebrate 30th anniversary of MLK holiday

By Kate Brumback THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ The King Center in Atlanta is set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. […]
January 15, 2016

Haiti reports its first cases of mosquito borne Zika virus

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Haiti is reporting its first cases of a mosquito-borne virus that is rapidly spreading in the Americas and is suspected of causing over […]
January 15, 2016

Opposition lawmaker elected new leader of Haiti’s Senate

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ An opposition lawmaker who was jailed for over two years before being cleared of charges he orchestrated […]
January 15, 2016

UK’s Duchess of Cambridge to guest edit Huffington Post

LONDON – Britain’s Duchess of Cambridge will temporarily swap royal duties for an editor’s chair to raise awareness of children’s mental-health issues. Kensington Palace says Kate […]
January 13, 2016

Venezuela’s first lady says DEA kidnapped her nephews

CARACAS, Venezuela (Venezuela’s first lady says DEA kidnapped her nephews AP)_ Venezuela’s first lady on Tuesday broke her silence on the arrest of her two nephews […]
January 13, 2016

High court raises doubts over Puerto Rico sovereignty

By Sam Hananel THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The Supreme Court on Wednesday raised doubts about whether Puerto Rico should be treated as a sovereign state […]
January 13, 2016

The leader of a Colombian drug cartel involved in an international cocaine distribution conspiracy has been sentenced to

NEWARK, N.J.(AP) _ The leader of a Colombian drug cartel involved in an international cocaine distribution conspiracy has been sentenced in New Jersey to 11 years […]
January 13, 2016

1st black US attorney general endorses Clinton for president, giving possible boost in South

By Bill Barrow THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHARLESTON, S.C. _ Hillary Clinton has secured an endorsement from the nation’s first black attorney general as she works to […]
January 12, 2016

Man who accused Haiti orphanage founder of molestation appeals defamation verdict

PORTLAND, Maine (AP)_ A Maine man who accused a Haiti orphanage founder of molesting boys is appealing a defamation verdict. Paul Kendrick has accused Michael Geilenfeld, […]