Update: Group of 116 Africans arrested at border

U.S. 05/31/19, 19:39

The Latest on the large numbers of immigrants at the southern border (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Border officials in Texas say a group of 116 Africans was arrested Thursday after wading through the Rio Grande to enter the United States. Migrant children line up for a meal at the door of the ...

Things to know about these most-international NBA Finals

Sports 05/30/19, 01:42

Sometime in the next couple weeks, either the Toronto Raptors or Golden State Warriors will proclaim themselves to be world champions.They won't be true "world" champions, of course.But these NBA Finals have a very distinct international feel.Golden State Warriors basketball guard Stephen Curry takes part in practice for the NBA ...

Global migrants’ journey stalls in southern Mexico

World 04/28/19, 12:51

Thousands fleeing conflict or poverty in Nigeria, Cameroon, Bangladesh, Haiti and Cuba have traveled across oceans, through the jungles and mountains of South America, up through Central America, on a route that — so far — ends here: the steamy, crumbling Mexican city of Tapachula, near the Guatemala border. Over 1,500 ...

New attack on Ebola center in Congo; 1 militia member killed

Africa 04/20/19, 11:06

Militia members attacked an Ebola treatment center hours after another attack killed a staffer with the World Health Organization, a Congolese official said Saturday.Butembo city's deputy mayor, Patrick Kambale Tsiko, told The Associated Press that the attackers armed with machetes tried to burn down the center in Katwa district overnight. ...

Attackers kill doctor at hospital in Congo’s Ebola epicenter

World 04/19/19, 13:24

Attackers stormed a hospital at the epicenter of Congo's Ebola outbreak and killed "a dear colleague," the head of the World Health Organization said Friday as he condemned the latest violence against health workers trying to contain the virus.WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a Twitter post that others ...

Salah’s Egypt faces Congo, Uganda & Zimbabwe at African Cup

Soccer 04/12/19, 15:50

Mohamed Salah and host Egypt will face Congo, Uganda and Zimbabwe in the group stage of an historic African Cup of Nations this year, the first time the tournament will field 24 teams and be held in the European summer.As host, Egypt was one of six seeded teams for Friday's ...

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