September 30, 2015

Joe Jackson’s grandson says ‘prognosis is good’ for Jackson patriarch after stroke

By Nicole Evatt THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ENCINO, Calif. _ Taj Jackson says his grandfather Joe Jackson is “doing a lot better” after having a stroke in […]
September 29, 2015

C. African Republic leader rushes home from UN as violence hits, displaces thousands

By Hippolyte Marboua And Jamey Keaten THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGUI, Central African Republic _ Central African Republic’s president rushed back Tuesday from the United States as […]
September 29, 2015

UFC champ fighter Jon ‘Bones’ Jones gets probation under plea agreement in hit and run case

By Mary Hudetz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. _ UFC champion fighter Jon “Bones” Jones pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge stemming from a hit-and-run crash […]
September 29, 2015

Michelle Obama: Girls, don’t hold back, or worry about the boys, in school; compete with them

y Jennifer Peltz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ First lady Michelle Obama has some advice for teenage girls: Don’t shy away from being the smartest […]
September 29, 2015

Baltimore judge to schedule first of 6 trials for officers charged in Freddie Gray case

By Juliet Linderman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE _ A judge was expected to decide when the first of six Baltimore officers charged in the death of […]
September 28, 2015

Jamaica: Leaders of UK, Japan to make official visits to Caribbean country this week

KINGSTON, Jamaica _ The leaders of Britain and Japan are making official visits to Jamaica this week, the Caribbean country’s government announced Monday. British Prime Minister […]
September 28, 2015

2 Senate, 8 Chamber seats decided in Haiti elections, sending most races to runoffs next month

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Two candidates won election to Haiti‘s Senate and eight gained seats in the lower house in the […]
September 28, 2015

Clinton says Bush’s comments that Democrats offer ‘free stuff’ to black voters is insulting

By Ken Thomas THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Rodham Clinton says Jeb Bush’s suggestion that Democrats offer “free stuff” to appeal to […]
September 25, 2015

South Africa says former Mozambican leader’s data on poacher deaths in Kruger park is inflated

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS JOHANNESBURG _ South Africa on Friday disputed a reported assertion that rangers in Kruger National Park have killed nearly 500 […]
September 25, 2015

Guyana launches military exercises amid border dispute with Venezuela

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (AP) _ Guyana is conducting military exercises as relations with neighbouring Venezuela sour over a border dispute. Hundreds of soldiers assembled on all military bases […]
September 25, 2015

Mrs. Obama, Chinese counterpart help give panda cub its name: Bei Bei

By Darlene Superville THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Washington’s newest giant panda cub is nameless no more. Call him Bei Bei. First lady Michelle Obama and her Chinese […]
September 24, 2015

Inmates view premiere of documentary featuring Obama’s visit to Oklahoma federal prison

By Tim Talley THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EL RENO, Okla. _ Federal inmates at an Oklahoma prison said Wednesday they are hoping a documentary featuring President Barack […]