Kenya

Latifah Naiman Mariki,  widow of the late  Haji Lukindo, with two of her children Juma Lukindo, 20, and Shamim Lukindo, 7, outside their house  in Nairobi, Kenya,  Friday, Aug. 2, 2013. (AP Photo/Khalil Senosi)

US diplomat kills man in car crash, leaves Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An American diplomat who police say was speeding crossed the center line in his SUV and rammed into a full mini-bus, killing a father of three whose widow is six months […]

08/02/2013

Meshael Alayban, Saudi Arabian national arrested on charges of Human Trafficking, City of Irvine, California Police Department handout. (AP Photo)

Saudi princess charged with US human trafficking

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Suitcase in hand, a 30-year-old domestic worker from Kenya flagged down a bus in California and told a passenger she had been held against her will and believed she was […]

07/11/2013

William Hague, Foreign Secretary of Britain (AP Photo)

Kenyan joy: Britain apologizes for colonial abuse

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The wrinkled faces of the elderly Kenyans who gathered in a downtown Nairobi hotel registered gratitude, relief and joy as Britain’s high commissioner say what many waited decades to hear: Britain […]

06/06/2013

2 children die in Kenya landslide; 41 flood deaths

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya’s Red Cross says two children buried in a landslide overnight have died, as the country’s death toll from heavy flooding rose to 41.

04/17/2013

Medical workers aid the injured following explosions at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon.

Reporter shares account of bomb blasts at marathon

EDITOR’S NOTE: Boston sports writer Jimmy Golen was covering his 18th Boston Marathon when he heard the bombs go off at the finish line. This is his account of how it unfolded.

04/16/2013

(AP Photo)

US Army offers citizenship track for needed skills

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — While Congress debates immigration policy, the Army is offering a fast path to U.S. citizenship for some legal immigrants if they can fill certain critical jobs.

02/28/2013

Onyango Obama

Obama uncle gets Dec. deportation hearing

BOSTON (AP) — A federal immigration judge has scheduled a new deportation hearing granted last year to President Barack Obama’s uncle in Massachusetts.

01/30/2013

Can religion save Africa's elephants and rhinos?

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) – Standing before a pile of charred elephant ivory in Kenya, Christian, Muslim and Hindu religious leaders have grasped hands and prayed that “God’s creatures” will survive. Poachers are escalating their assault […]

09/26/2012

Creative Activism (audio)

Kathy Eldon has worked as an art teacher, television presenter, magazine editor, journalist, media consultant and a television and film producer in Kenya, England and the United States. She is currently producing a feature film […]

09/24/2012

Kenya's Wesley Korir, Cherop win Boston Marathon

(AP) – Wesley Korir won the Boston Marathon today in a heat-slowed unofficial time of 2 hours, 12 minutes, 40 seconds. A year after Geoffrey Mutai ran the fastest marathon in history to win here, […]

04/16/2012

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