DIRGIN, Texas (AP) — Ida Finley smiles wistfully, recalling how she used to cook for an entire East Texas community — nearly all descendants of slaves. The children would grab cornbread, greens and cookies from her kitchen while
NEW YORK (AP) — Rudolph Giuliani, whose endorsement of Michael Bloomberg after the Sept. 11 attacks is viewed as a key factor in the political novice’s eventual upset victory in the New York City mayor’s race, has been
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A top Syrian government official is dismissing the Obama administration as confused and hesitant, even as Secretary of State John Kerry says Washington has evidence of sarin (SA’-rihn) gas use by Syria and that
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — The leaders of three opposition parties in Congo say they will boycott upcoming talks this week that are aimed at national reconciliation.
The decision is a blow to unity efforts by Congolese President Joseph
HAVANA (AP) — U.S. endurance swimmer Diana Nyad’s team says she made it through her first night in the Straits of Florida with almost no sightings of poisonous jellyfish.
A post on Nyad’s blog says she’s doing well
NEW YORK (AP) — The last day of a New York City dance music festival featuring high-profile acts including Avicii, David Guetta and Diplo has been canceled over drug-related health concerns.
The city says it recommended Electric Zoo
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Director Peter Landesman says he licensed the infamous footage of John F. Kennedy’s assassination for his film “Parkland” but decided to present it in reflection, and not as a straight image, to present events
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — After four decades of farming, Kevin Carley was ready to pass along his dairy operation in central New York. And his son-in-law was eager to take charge.
But simply selling operating farms — pricey
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Last summer, Lakisha Briggs’ ex-boyfriend, who was living with her, allegedly smashed an ashtray across her face, then stabbed her in the neck with the broken glass. She was airlifted to a Philadelphia hospital.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal’s president has removed his prime minister about a year and a half after he was chosen for the position.
President Macky Sall did not disclose a reason in announcing Abdoul Mbaye’s departure on