October 15, 2015

Slaying of US missionary, abduction of 4 year old child in Haiti’s capital shrouded in mystery

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti(AP) _ Haitian investigators are searching for the gunmen who snatched a 4-year-old boy after murdering an American missionary who had raised him in a […]
October 15, 2015

Puerto Rico police arrest 2, seize nearly $7 million worth of cocaine

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico(AP) _ Police in Puerto Rico have seized roughly 300 kilograms (660 pounds) of cocaine worth an estimated $7 million. It’s the second […]
October 13, 2015

Haiti gunmen kill US missionary behind wheel of her car on road in country’s capital

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ An American missionary who had been working in Haiti for many years was fatally shot by gunmen […]
October 13, 2015

Delta Air Lines evacuates plane, aborts takeoff after faulty report of fire in cargo area

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP)_ Delta Air Lines says one of its planes aborted takeoff in Jamaica after a fire was reported in its cargo area, forcing 160 […]
October 13, 2015

Black men gathering on National Mall to celebrate Million Man March’s 20th anniversary

By Jesse J. Holland THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Thousands of African-Americans crowded on the National Mall Saturday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Million […]
October 13, 2015

Jamaican suspect in lucrative guns for drugs trade killed by lawmen in Haiti

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ A major Jamaican suspect in a guns-for-drugs smuggling network has been fatally shot by law enforcement in […]
October 9, 2015

A look at recent payouts in police custody deaths nationwide

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. _ A city in South Carolina approved a $6.5 million settlement Thursday with the family of an unarmed black man who was fatally […]
October 9, 2015

UN wants another year for Haiti peacekeeping mission to help transition during elections

The U.N. secretary-general is recommending that the U.N. peacekeeping mission in Haiti stay for another year _ which might be its final one. The head of […]
October 8, 2015

3 dead, 27 injured in Dominican Republic bus crash involving migrants

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ Authorities in the Dominican Republic say three Haitian migrants have died in a bus crash and another 27 were injured. A […]
October 8, 2015

Fox News founder Rupert Murdoch suggests Obama isn’t ‘real black president’ on Twitter

NEW YORK _ The founder of the global News Corp. media empire, Rupert Murdoch, issued an apology Thursday after he faced social media backlash following his […]
October 6, 2015

Trump seems to be the talk of the world, and it’s often not flattering

By Gregory Katz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BALMEDIE, Scotland _ Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is well-known in this serene coastal section of Scotland, where shimmering golden […]
October 6, 2015

Former President Jimmy Carter to mediate dispute over MLK Bible and Nobel Peace Prize

By Kate Brumback THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ATLANTA _ Former President Jimmy Carter is stepping in to help resolve a legal battle over the Rev. Martin Luther […]
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