May 22, 2015

Indictments against 6 police officers means prosecution in Freddie Gray case can proceed

By Juliet Linderman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BALTIMORE _ A grand jury’s decision to indict all six officers charged in the case of an African-American whose death […]
May 21, 2015

Spain grants temporary residence to African boy found in suitcase by police at border crossing

MADRID (AP)_ The Spanish government has granted a temporary residence permit to an 8-year-old Ivory Coast boy that a woman tried to smuggle into Spain in […]
May 21, 2015

Civil rights activists see differences between responses to violence in Waco and Baltimore

By Jesse J. Holland THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The prevailing images of protests in Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, over police killings of black men were […]
May 21, 2015

Plane from Venezuela carrying more than a ton of cocaine crashes off Colombia’s coast

By Joshua Goodman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOGOTA _ A small plane en route from Venezuela with more than a ton of cocaine on board crashed into […]
May 21, 2015

Former Haiti prime minister submits paperwork to run for president shortly before deadline

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Former Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe has submitted papers to run for president shortly before the election office’s […]
May 20, 2015

Recent anti immigrant attacks to be discussed as South African and Mozambican presidents meet

By Emmanuel Camillo THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MAPUTO, Mozambique _ Mozambique’s president on Wednesday welcomed his South African counterpart on a state visit, with the two leaders […]
May 20, 2015

Correction: Spain Boy in Suitcase story

MADRID(AP) _ In a story May 8 about Spanish police discovering a boy hidden in a suitcase at a North African border crossing, The Associated Press […]
May 20, 2015

Family of Rosa Parks reflect on her personal memorabilia at the Library of Congress

By Stacy A. Anderson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The family of civil rights activist Rosa Parks is thankful her memorabilia and personal items finally have […]
May 19, 2015

Authorities find 6 bodies in Guyana mining accident; 4 still missing

GEORGETOWN, Guyana AP)_ Rescue crews in Guyana have recovered the bodies of six miners who had been missing since an open-pit gold mine collapsed in the […]
May 19, 2015

Haiti justice ministry grants appeal of abuse case against US citizen who runs orphanage

By David McFadden THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ Haitian justice authorities are making plans for a new criminal trial against a U.S. citizen who has […]
May 19, 2015

Police say tourist from Texas drowns during beach vacation in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica(AP) _ Authorities say an American tourist has drowned while swimming at a beach in eastern Jamaica. The Jamaica Constabulary Force on Monday identified the […]
May 16, 2015

Sister, brother in Jamaica face hearing in quadruple homicide

KINGSTON, Jamaica(AP) _ Authorities in Jamaica say a woman and her brother charged in the fatal shooting of three teenage boys and a man in the […]