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 […]
January 25, 2016

South African prosecutors argue against Pistorius appeal

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ South African prosecutors have asked the nation’s highest court to reject a bid by Oscar Pistorius’ lawyers to […]
January 25, 2016

Problems in Detroit, Flint show rift over emergency managers

By Corey Williams THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DETROIT _ Darnell Earley didn’t come up with the plan to channel corrosive river water into Flint’s old lead-lined water […]
January 24, 2016

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe returns home

HARARE, Zimbabwe _ Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe arrived home from a weeks-long vacation looking sprightly, quashing rumours that he had a heart attack. A video published […]
January 24, 2016

S. African mayor awards scholarships to virgin women

By Lynsey Chutel THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ A South African mayor has awarded college scholarships to 16 young women for remaining virgins to encourage others […]
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