JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Education officials in a province in South Africa closed 16 schools, affecting 12,000 students, Thursday in an impoverished area near Cape Town because of a spike in gang violence that has left teachers too afraid
NEW YORK (AP) — Russell Simmons is apologizing for a parody video of Harriet Tubman in a sex tape that appeared on his All Def Digital YouTube channel.
The clip features an actress portraying Tubman having sex with
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court in New York has rejected a lawsuit against Yale University by a South Korean university that claimed the Ivy League school damaged its reputation, costing it tens of millions of
NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post says its website has been hacked.
The newspaper says in a note on its website that readers of some of its stories are being redirected to the website of the Syrian
WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry says Iraq must do more to stop weapons from flowing into and out of Syria for use against Iraqi citizens.
Kerry met Thursday with Iraqi Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari (HOH’-shayr
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man who has been arrested 29 times for transit crimes has been sentenced to 2 1/2 to 5 years in prison for his latest caper.
Darius McCollum was sentenced Thursday
DETROIT (AP) — A mock “sale” sign was attached for a short time on Rodin’s “The Thinker” at the Detroit Institute of Arts, while others were left on prominent statues downtown at a time when the city tries
APACHE JUNCTION, Ariz. (AP) — Dozens of law enforcement officers on Thursday searched through the Arizona desert after badly decomposed human remains that may be those of a missing college student from Tempe were found in a dry
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man accused of abducting a Virginia teenager was with her the night of her disappearance, but his lawyer says authorities arrested the wrong man.
Randy Allen Taylor’s court-appointed lawyer, Michael Hallahan, maintained his
MOSCOW (AP) — Pole vault great Yelena Isinbayeva condemned homosexuality Thursday after criticizing fellow competitors who painted their fingernails in rainbow colors to support gays and lesbians in the face of a new anti-gay law in Russia.