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 […]
October 1, 2015

Central African Republic elections delayed by fresh violence; officials aim for by end of year

By Cara Anna THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Fresh violence in Central African Republic has forced the delay of Oct. 18 elections meant to put the troubled country […]