Mozambique’s government urged many people to immediately seek higher ground on Saturday in the wake of Cyclone Kenneth, fearing flooding and mudslides in the days ahead as heavy rain lashed the region.
By Lisa Marie Pane, Associated Press
Retired Lt. Col. Oliver North announced Saturday that he won't serve a second term as president of the National Rifle Association after he lost the support of the gun-rights group's leadership.
By Emily Schmall, Bharatha Mallawarachi, Associated Press
Catholic leaders canceled Sunday Masses indefinitely across Sri Lanka and officials urged Muslims to stay home for Friday prayers in an extraordinary call by the clergy to curtail worship as fear of more attacks plagued the island nation after the…
By Associated Press
Militants linked to Easter suicide bombings opened fire and set off explosives during a raid by Sri Lankan security forces on a house in the country’s east, leaving behind a grisly discovery Saturday: 15 bodies, including six children.
By Joanne Elgart Jennings
Rick Prelinger produces a film series called “Lost Landscapes," montages that present city life across 100 years. These portraits tell hidden histories of American cities through the most personal of lenses: home movies. So far, he’s presented films about San…
By Megan Thompson
Cathy Guisewite is the creator of the "Cathy" comic strip, which ran for 34 years before her 2010 retirement. Guisewite's new book of humorous essays, "Fifty Things That Aren't My Fault," chronicles the next chapter of her life, and all…
By Matt O'Brien, Associated Press
A group that monitors internet censorship says Sri Lankan authorities have blocked most social media services in the country following the Easter Sunday attacks that killed more than 200 people.
By PBS NewsHour
It will be 33 years this week that the former Soviet Union experienced a devastating nuclear disaster in what is now a part of Chernobyl, Ukraine, killing 29 people and causing permanent evacuations for miles. For more on the aftermath…
The success of immunizations in the U.S., as well as in other developed countries, has had unintended consequences.
By Fay Abuelgasim, Samy Magdy, Associated Press
Sudanese protest organizers say they will announce a civilian transitional council on Sunday in a bid to exert more pressure on the military to hand over power following the overthrow of long-ruling President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month.
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