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, […]
January 12, 2016

Haitians gather at prayer services, homes on sixth anniversary of devastating earthquake

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Many Haitians gathered Tuesday at prayer services and private homes to mark the sixth anniversary of the […]
January 12, 2016

A U.N. study says the number of people who migrated to foreign countries surged by 41 per cent over the last 15 years to reach 2

By Alexandra Olson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS The number of people who migrated to foreign countries surged by 41 per cent in the last 15 years to […]
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