December 2, 2015

Dominican cardinal calls gay US ambassador a ‘wife,’ says should focus on housework

By Panky Corcino THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ A Dominican cardinal upset over comments that the U.S. ambassador made about corruption in his […]
December 2, 2015

Former Miami police officer gets 10 year prison sentence in New Jersey for aiding drug ring

By David Porter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEWARK, N.J. _ A former Miami police lieutenant who authorities said used his position to help drug smugglers elude security […]
December 2, 2015

Spike Lee, John Cusack rip Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on ‘Chi Raq’ orange carpet

By Rachelle Blidner And John Carucci THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Kind words were in short supply for Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel at the premiere […]
December 2, 2015

Chicago mayor fires police chief, but skepticism lingers in wake of graphic dash cam video

By Don Babwin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ Rahm Emanuel sought for months to keep the public from seeing a video that shows a white police […]
December 1, 2015

Trump meets with black pastors at ‘amazing meeting,’ but says no change in tone forthcoming

By Jill Colvin THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Dozens of black pastors pressed Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Monday to address what some called […]
November 30, 2015

‘The future of the city is at stake’ as Baltimore readies for 1st trial in death of black man

By Juliet Linderman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE _ The stakes are high for the city of Baltimore as jury selection begins Monday in the trial of […]
November 30, 2015

South African court to rule on convicting Pistorius of murder, or upholding lesser conviction

JOHANNESBURG _ An official says a top South African appeals court is finalizing a decision on whether to send Oscar Pistorius back to prison by overturning […]
November 30, 2015

Haiti opposition demands transitional government if major electoral changes not made

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Eight candidates in last month’s disputed presidential election are demanding major changes in Haiti’s electoral system and other agencies. And they say if […]
November 29, 2015

Queen Elizabeth II ends Malta trip as Commonwealth leaders discuss extremism, climate change

By Stephen Calleja And Jill Lawless THE ASSOCIATED PRESS VALLETTA, Malta _ Queen Elizabeth II on Saturday wrapped up a nostalgic visit to Malta, her one-time […]
November 28, 2015

The Latest: 300,000 attend Pope’s Mass at Ugandan shrine, 150,000 are at Kampala youth rally

KAMPALA, Uganda _ The latest on Pope Francis’ first trip to Africa. (All times local.) __4:20 p.m. The Vatican estimates that some 300,000 people attended Pope […]
November 28, 2015

Guyana investigating conditions at Russian owned bauxite plant following worker complaints

GEORGETOWN, Guyana _ The government is investigating a Russian-owned bauxite plant after a surprise inspection last week found “disturbing” working conditions. Social Protection Minister Simona Broomes […]
November 27, 2015

Dominican Republic judge orders transportation union leader held in murder investigation

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ A judge in the Dominican Republic has ordered the leader of a public transportation union held for one year while authorities […]