February 5, 2015

President: France giving logistics, weapons support to African states allied vs. Boko Haram

PARIS _ President Francois Hollande says France is providing support in logistics, operations and weaponry for African countries uniting to battle Boko Haram. He stopped short […]
February 4, 2015

White House seeks $50 million to restore civil rights sites as voting rights anniversary nears

By Jesse J. Holland THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ The White House is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act by earmarking $50 million […]
February 4, 2015

Bus drivers return to work in Haiti after government lowers fuel prices

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti _ A strike by bus drivers in Haiti that brought traffic to a halt in much of the country ended a day early Tuesday […]
February 4, 2015

New York state Assembly elects first African American leader, who will hold powerful position

By David Klepper THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ALBANY, N.Y. _ The New York state Assembly on Tuesday elected its first African-American speaker, who will lead a chamber […]
February 3, 2015

Trinidad leader fires attorney general, security minister after witness tampering allegations

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad _ Trinidad’s leader has fired her attorney general and the national security minister over allegations they participated in witness tampering. In a televised address […]
February 3, 2015

After years of legal battles, Rosa Parks’ archive to open for 1st time at Library of Congress

By Brett Zongker THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Rosa Parks, who refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus, reflected later on how it […]
February 2, 2015

South Sudan’s warring factions sign another peace deal; previous ones failed

By Elias Meseret THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) _ South Sudan’s warring factions early Monday signed another peace deal in the latest effort to […]
February 2, 2015

4 original surviving Magna Cartas brought together for first time to mark 800th anniversary

By Gregory Katz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ You can’t exactly call it a reunion _ the four surviving original Magna Cartas had never before been […]
February 2, 2015

Kerry: North America has ‘enormous interest’ in building diplomatic relationships with Cuba

By Tracee Herbaugh THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BOSTON _ North America has an “enormous interest” in building diplomatic relationships with Cuba, Secretary of State John Kerry said […]
February 2, 2015

Sex claims about Prince Andrew and prominent US lawyer reignite American financier’s case

By Curt Anderson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ First came the allegations late last year that Britain’s Prince Andrew and a prominent American lawyer took part […]
February 2, 2015

US bans some Venezuela officials from travel; Maduro accuses Biden of plotting his overthrow

By Josh Lederman THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Fraught relations between the United States and Venezuela turned openly hostile on Monday as the U.S. slapped new […]
January 30, 2015

Venezuela confirms it shot down aircraft near Aruba, saying it was suspected drug smuggler

By Jorge Rueda THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CARACAS, Venezuela _ Venezuela’s military confirmed on Friday that it shot down over the Caribbean Sea a small civilian plane […]