Car bomb hits Mogadishu cafe, killing 5, say Somalia police

Car bomb explodes by cafe in Somalia's capital, kills 5, say police

DATE: May 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

82 freed Chibok schoolgirls to meet with Nigerian president

Nigeria's president says that he will meet Sunday with 82 Chibok schoolgirls freed after being kidnapped 3 years ago by Boko Haram

DATE: May 7, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

2nd weekend of Jazz Fest kicks off with 'locals day'

The second weekend of the seven-day New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is kicking off

DATE: May 4, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Africa's inequality stifles growth, says report

The aid group Oxfam says that Africa has higher levels of poverty than previously thought because decades of economic growth have only benefited a small elite.

DATE: May 3, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Key facts in the shooting death of Alton Sterling

Key facts in the shooting death of Alton Sterling

DATE: May 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Advance team of UN peacekeepers arrive in South Sudan

The U.N. says an advance party of peacekeepers with a bolstered mandate to use force have arrived in South Sudan, the first blue helmets with a greater authority to protect civilians in the troubled East African nation

DATE: May 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Maroon 5, Usher, Alabama Shakes headline Jazz Fest Day 2

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is entering its second day

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Timeline: President Trump vs. North Korea

A look at key moments in the brinkmanship between President Trump and North Korea

DATE: April 29, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Jazz Fest kicks off with hometown favorites Connick, Neville

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicks off with performances by some hometown favorites

DATE: April 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

New South Sudan fighting displaces 25,000 people

A spokesman for the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders says at least 25,000 people have been displaced by fighting in the South Sudan town of Kodok

DATE: April 26, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

South Sudan fighting forces 100,000 to flee, says UN report

The United Nations says a South Sudanese government offensive in the Jonglei region has displaced roughly 100,000 civilians, causing aid workers to relocate from an area that has dire humanitarian problems

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Drought-hit Somalia moving closer to famine, says aid group

The international aid group Save the Children says life-threatening child malnutrition rates are rising to alarming levels in drought-hit Somalia

DATE: April 20, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press