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

2 female suicide bombers explode near Nigerian university

An official says 2 female suicide bombers exploded near the fence surrounding the University of Maiduguri in northeastern Nigeria

DATE: April 10, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Somalia car bomb explodes near convoy of top army officials

Somali police say a suicide car bomber exploded near a convoy carrying senior army officials who had just left the defense ministry where the new army chief took over

DATE: April 9, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Witness, cop give different accounts of Chicago teen's death

A woman has testified that a Chicago teenager didn't appear to be holding a gun when a police officer shot him in the back in 2013, contrary to the officer's account

DATE: April 8, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Atlanta traffic horror: Crews razing fallen highway overpass

Crews continue to tear down and clean away debris after an interstate highway bridge in Atlanta collapsed late last week after a raging fire

DATE: April 2, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin to take flight with the Thunderbirds

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin will take flight once again but this time with the world-renowned Thunderbirds at the Melbourne Air and Space Show in Melbourne, Florida

DATE: April 1, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Ethiopia extends state of emergency by 4 months

Ethiopian lawmakers have voted to extend the state of emergency declared 6 months ago for an additional 4 months

DATE: March 30, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

South African finance minister pulled from overseas tour

South Africa's finance minister returned to Johannesburg on Tuesday after being abruptly ordered to pull out of a trade promotion trip to the Britain and the United States, fuelling investor fears that he is about to be fired by President Jacob Zuma

DATE: March 28, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

South African man, 22, in court for axe murder of his family

A 22-year-old South African man appeared in court Monday on charges of murdering three members of his family with an axe in their home outside Cape Town in January 2015

DATE: March 27, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

3 suicide bombers kill 4 in northeastern Nigeria

A Nigerian police officer says that three suicide bombers detonated themselves Saturday night, killing at least four people in Maiduguri, the Borno state capital

DATE: March 19, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Colorado bill would expedite immigrant license renewals

Colorado has issued driver's licenses to unauthorized immigrant residents since 2014, and those first licenses come up for renewal in August

DATE: March 15, 2017 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Eli Tomac, of Cortez, wins Supercross in Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Eli Tomac successfully defended his Daytona Supercross title Saturday night, leading the last 10 laps and easily holding off Jeremy Martin in the 450SX race. The Kawasaki star...

DATE: March 12, 2017 | CATEGORY: More Sports