June 17, 2015

Close but no cigar: US Cuba wrangle on embassies 6 months after shock announcement on warming

By Michael Weissenstein THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA _ Six months ago Wednesday, Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro stunned the world by announcing an end to […]
June 16, 2015

London love fest: Michelle Obama thrills girls in education push; has tea with Prince Harry

By Gregory Katz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ Michelle Obama’s visit to a girls’ school in a diverse east London neighbourhood turned into a love fest […]
June 16, 2015

Dominican Republic’s attorney general hopes Vatican court finds ex envoy guilty of sex abuse

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ The attorney general of the Dominican Republic says he hopes the Vatican’s former ambassador to the Caribbean nation is convicted of […]
June 16, 2015

Official in Dominican Republic says country to resume deportations after year long pause

SANTO DOMINGO,(AP) Dominican Republic _ The head of the Dominican Republic‘s immigration agency says the country is ready to resume deporting non-citizens without legal residency after […]
June 16, 2015

NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal’s world crumbles after parents say she has been posing as black

By Nicholas K. Geranios THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SPOKANE, Wash. _ Rachel Dolezal carefully constructed a life as a black civil rights activist in the last decade […]
June 11, 2015

Guatemalan ex dictator Rios Montt’s retrial on genocide charges scheduled to begin July 23

GUATEMALA CITY _ A Guatemalan court says the retrial of former dictator Efrain Rios Montt on charges of genocide and crimes against humanity will begin July […]
June 11, 2015

Lawyer: Officer at Texas pool didn’t target black teens, was strained from earlier calls

By David Warren THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DALLAS _ A white Texas police officer was not targeting minorities when he wrestled a black teenage girl to the […]
June 11, 2015

Bill Clinton defends family foundation, says political attacks on it inevitable

By Nicholas Riccardi THE ASSOCIATED PRESS DENVER _ Former President Bill Clinton said Wednesday that if his wife is elected president he will stop giving paid […]
June 11, 2015

Bahamas government probes immigration officer’s shooting of Haitian man

By Ava Turnquest THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NASSAU, Bahamas _ Authorities said Wednesday they are investigating the shooting of a Haitian migrant by an immigration officer as […]
June 10, 2015

Child bride accused of killing husband to be freed in Nigeria, another remains on death row

By Michelle Faul THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LAGOS, Nigeria _ A child forced to marry at just 13 who then poisoned her 35-year-old husband and three friends […]
June 10, 2015

Trackers looking for lion that left national park in South Africa

JOHANNESBURG (AP) _ Trackers on foot and helicopter are searching for a lion, five days after it escaped from a national park in a remote, arid region […]
June 10, 2015

First lady Obama notes personal struggles in college, White House in Chicago graduation speech

By Sophia Tareen THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ First lady Michelle Obama drew on her hometown connections and personal struggles from college and the White House […]