September 9, 2015

Obama, Mrs. Obama to greet Pope Francis upon arrival in Washington on first ever US visit

By Darlene Superville THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama will lead the welcoming committee for Pope Francis when he […]
September 8, 2015

Helen Burns Jackson, mother of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, dies at 92 in South Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. _ Helen Burns Jackson, the mother of civil rights leader Jesse Jackson, has died. She was 92. The Rev. Jesse Jackson told The Associated […]
September 4, 2015

South African retired archbishop Desmond Tutu home from hospital

JOHANNESBURG(AP) _ A South African foundation says retired archbishop Desmond Tutu has left a Cape Town hospital after receiving treatment there. The foundation, named after Tutu […]
September 4, 2015

UN human rights chief calls for peacekeepers committing crimes to be punished

By Hippolyte Marboua THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BANGUI, Central African Republic _ International peacekeepers who commit crimes must be punished, the U.N. human rights chief said on […]
September 4, 2015

Insel Air jet en route to Miami makes emergency landing in Dominican Republic

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ An Insel Air flight en route to Miami was forced to make an emergency landing Wednesday in the Dominican Republic when […]
September 2, 2015

Dead bodies lay inside African Union military base after Somalia attack

By Abdi Guled THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MOGADISHU, Somalia _ A day after Islamic extremists overran an African Union military base in Somalia, shaken residents of an […]
September 2, 2015

Major foreign policy victory looms for Obama as Iran nuclear deal nears 34 votes in Senate

By Erica Werner THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama is just one Senate vote shy of being able to declare success on the Iran […]
September 2, 2015

At South African hunting reserve, US bow hunters lie in wait for antelope and other wildlife

By Christopher Torchia THE ASSOCIATED PRESS OLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa _ One American bow and arrow hunter who travelled with his wife to a South African wildlife […]
September 2, 2015

Bahamas unveils national park to protect endangered Atlantic Coast birds

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP)_ The Bahamas has unveiled a new national park to help protect the winter homes of endangered Atlantic Coast shorebirds. The Joulter Cays National […]
September 1, 2015

UN visits Guyana to help settle border dispute with Venezuela

EORGETOWN, Guyana _ U.N. officials are visiting the South American country of Guyana to help settle a border dispute with neighbouring Venezuela. The office of Guyana […]
September 1, 2015

Nigeria’s former security adviser pleads not guilty to charge of possessing illegal weapons

By Bashir Adigun THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ABUJA, Nigeria _ Nigeria’s former national security adviser pleaded not guilty Tuesday to charges of possessing weapons illegally. Sambo Dasuki […]
September 1, 2015

Dominica seeking more aid as clean up continues from deadly Tropical Storm Erika

ROSEAU, Dominica (AP)_ International aid has been pouring into Dominica following the devastating passage of Tropical Storm Erika but the government says it still faces a […]