NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The U.S. State Department closed its embassies in four sub-Saharan African nations as part of a heightened security alert, days before the 15th anniversary of al-Qaida’s bombings of American diplomatic missions in Kenya and
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — An investigation into allegations of illegal enrichment by the late Gen. Augusto Pinochet has ended with no charges filed against the dictator’s family.
Chilean Judge Manuel Antonio Valderrama ended the nine-year probe Monday, though
LONDON (AP) — Elton John is recovering after an operation to remove his appendix.
The musician’s publicist says John had the surgery last week at Princess Grace Hospital in Monaco, near his home in the south of France.
LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A high-ranking priest with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston is facing a prostitution charge.
Authorities say the Rev. Arthur Coyle was granted $500 bail after pleading not guilty Monday in Lowell to a
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The city of Johannesburg has apologized for a mix up over a warning notice it delivered to the house of Nelson Mandela, the former South African president who is critically ill in a hospital.
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) — Andrea Sneiderman was a happily married mother devastated by her husband’s killing, not the woman prosecutors described as engaged in a “forbidden romance” with the boss who fatally shot her spouse outside a preschool,
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican National Committee charged Monday that NBC and CNN are promoting a potential presidential candicacy by Hillary Rodham Clinton, threatening to blackball them from future GOP primary debates if they air planned programs on
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is asking the state’s highest court to take up the city’s effort to stop many eateries from selling super-sized, sugary drinks.
The request had been expected and was made public Monday.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court says that after a preliminary investigation she believes that acts attributed to the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram are likely crimes against humanity.
Fatou Bensouda says the acts
SALINAS, Calif. (AP) — Police say two people were killed and five wounded when a gunman opened fire overnight into a crowd outside a California taco restaurant.
Police suspect the shooting in Salinas was gang-related and say an