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The Latest: US opens civil rights probe into church attack

The Latest on a shooting at a church in Nashville (all times local): 6:50 p.m. Federal agents have opened a civil rights investigation into the shooting at a Tennessee church. FBI...

Gunman opens fire in Nashville church; 1 dead, 7 wounded

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - A masked gunman invaded a Nashville church Sunday and opened fire, walking silently down the aisle as he shot unsuspecting congregants. At least one person...

Name of woman fatally shot at Tennessee church released

Police have released the name of a woman who was fatally shot by a suspect at a church in Tennessee....

He said he was in love. She sent him money. Then he disappeared.

Romantic twist on the Nigerian prince scam turned lonely, vulnerable victims into paupers....

UN peacekeepers killed in Mali explosion

Blast hits convoy travelling between towns of Anefis and Gao in northern Mali, in latest attack against MINUSMA members....

Making a match: Avoid the common mistakes that employers and job seekers make

Arming oneself with a more robust understanding of how talent acquisition works can allow both employer and employee to greatly improve their odds of finding one another....

Trump's travel ban expires Sunday - but what will replace it and will it be worse?

The Department of Homeland Security wants citizens from countries it accuses of lax security measures subject to tougher restrictions....

Edmonton community mourns 3 mothers killed in Friday crash

The Liberian community in Edmonton is mourning three women killed in a car crash near Lloydminster, Sask., Friday....

Can trillions of dollars be taken out of the US economy without anyone getting hurt?

Conjuring up the trillions of dollars pumped into the US economy and markets was the easy bit....

Key findings from AP investigation of UN sex abuse in Congo

AP Investigation: 5 things to know about UN sex abuse and exploitation in Congo....

King Letsie III of Lesotho: Ready for more power

The king of Lesotho says he is willing to play a larger political role, if asked to do so....

Annapolis marks 250th anniversary of one slave's arrival

Historian Christopher Haley and former Mayor Richard Hillman talk about the importance of “Roots”...

U.S. Ebola survivor reveals identity, says he's grateful

A former Ebola patient and physician whose identity was kept secret during his 40-day treatment at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta chose to reveal his ordeal this weekend,...

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge headlines world-record chasers at Berlin Marathon

Many eyes will be on Eliud Kipchoge at Sunday's 44th Berlin Marathon (CBCSports.ca, 3:15 a.m. ET) where the Kenyan will attempt to shatter Dennis Kimetto's 2014 world record of...

Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe criticized Trump, calling him “a giant gold Goliath”

The African leader gave Trump both barrels for threatening to “totally destroy” North Korea....

Turning the world's largest refugee camp into a 'big city'

The Bidi Bidi refugee camp in northern Uganda is now home to about 285,000 residents, nearly all of them fleeing civil war in neighboring South Sudan. The settlement is already...

This Arab country is allowing Muslim women to marry non-Muslim men. That’s the good news.

The government says the new reconciliation law will unite the country and improve the economy, but is it at the expense of justice?...

Bernardi backlash raises $200k for school fundraiser, but it's no 'slap in the face' for senator

A school's humble fundraising target of $900 to educate girls in Africa reaches more than 200 times that amount after a negative tweet by senator Cory Bernardi backfired....

U.N. Peacekeepers: Congo leads world in sex abuse allegations

If the U.N. sexual abuse crisis has an epicenter, it is the Congo, where the scope of the problem first emerged 13 years ago – and where promised reforms have most clearly fallen...

Donald Trump mocked for referring to non-existent African country 'Nambia'

The President mispronounced the name of the country at a lunch for African leaders - but which nation was he referring to?...

How Namibia responded to Trump inventing a country called ‘Nambia’

Denizens of a real country react to comments about a fake one with humor, anger....

'Epidemic' of disgusting flesh-eating disease hits parts of Victoria

A flesh-eating bacteria usually associated with tropical parts of Africa, which leads to weeping wounds, is becoming more common on the Mornington Peninsula....

Over $140k raised as Bernardi backlash prompts donations to school 'wear a dress' day

An outraged tweet from Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi over a primary school's fundraising drive results in more than $140,000 being raised — far exceeding the...

PNG in finals frenzy as Hunters seek first-ever Queensland Cup title

The PNG Hunters will have a nation behind them when they attempt to make history in this weekend's Queensland Cup grand final....

Wilson Phillips to sing, reminisce at Genesee Theatre

Wilson Phillips will perform at Genesee Theatre Sept. 29....

Namibia: 4 Facts About the Country Trump Called 'Nambia'

It's one of the world's top diamond producers, among other things....

Kenya election poll nixed after data couldn’t be seen

Supreme court judges said because electoral commission refused to allow scrutiny of computer servers it had no option....

Pence applauds UN resolution on peacekeeping reform

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The Security Council backed reforms Wednesday to reduce inefficiencies, corruption and abuse in the U.N.'s far-flung peacekeeping operations, a key priority...

Kechi performs with Kelly Clarkson on 'America's Got Talent' finale

The University of St. Thomas graduate performed "Stronger (What Doesn't Kill You)" alongside Clarkson and fellow contestant Angelica Hale....

Zimbabwe’s President Mugabe used Trump’s U.N. speech to catch up on sleep

The Zimbabwe delegation did not look particularly thrilled by Trump’s 41-minute monologue....

UN mission in Congo faces reckoning over sex abuse scandal

The UN's sexual abuse and exploitation scandal among peacekeepers is back in the spotlight with fresh calls for reform. In a year-long investigation, The Associated Press found...

Kenya court blames electoral body for nullified vote

Judges say election process was neither 'transparent nor verifiable' but dismiss opposition claims against Kenyatta....

Cameroon using 'anti-terror' law to silence media: CPJ

Committee to Protect Journalists say government uses anti-terror law to silence and intimidate the media in Cameroon....

Riek Machar's men blamed for deadly South Sudan raid

Women, elderly people and police among 25 killed by exiled politician's fighters in oil-rich Unity state, say officials....

Dogs are the guinea pigs in arthritis clinical trials at Catonsville veterinary office

Catonsville veterinarian taking part in national test of stem cell therapy to help arthritic dogs...

Howard County-based campaign to feed starving Jews in Uganda exceeds $20,000

The Howard County Jewish community raised more than $20,000 to feed a starving Jewish community in Uganda, known as the Abayudaya....

Top Billing: Kunta Kinte festival returns to Annapolis

In honor of the hero of Alex Haley’s landmark “Roots” book and television series, the annual Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival celebrates of “ancestry, culture and community.”...

Going Out Guide for Maryland, Sept. 21-27, 2017

St. Mary’s County Fair, Superchargers Showdown, “Beauty and the Beast” and more....

Extraordinary campaign underway at Glen Ellyn boutique: Women supporting women

Bulletin Board: A Post From the Community | Behind the storefront of a Glen Ellyn boutique, a crowdfunding effort is underway to support refugee women in the community. The Re:new...

Why is the U.S. worried about Ethiopia’s latest conflict?

Clashes on the border between Ethiopia’s two biggest regions have killed at least 50 and displaced more than 50,000 in the past week....