President Obama made an official visit to the capital of Nairobi on Saturday, where he’s speaking at the annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit. He also met with leaders in the region.
Fresh grilled swordfish now tastes like rolled newspapers to Greg O’Brien, an unexpected effect of his Alzheimer’s. And shopping without a grocery list is futile. But summer barbecues are still sweet.
A federal judge has given the government 90 days to prove that holding hundreds of minors and their mothers in unlicensed secure facilities does not violate a 1997 settlement.
The former secretary of state and current Democratic presidential candidate says she will appear to discuss the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks that killed four Americans, including the ambassador to Libya.
The announcement comes just days after the publisher said it was selling The Financial Times.
Activists say the Syrian regime continues to attack its people with chlorine gas — with little reaction from an international community once focused on preventing Syria’s use of chemical weapons.
The president and his Kenyan counterpart, Uhuru Kenyatta, also addressed the delicate issue of the country’s poor record on gay rights.
The Department of Defense said it appreciates the “outpouring of support” but that the practice “could adversely impact our mission, and potentially create unintended security risks.”
A study shows persistently low wages for early childhood education.
Family and friends gathered to say goodbye to Marine Staff Sgt. David Wyatt at his church and along the streets of Chattanooga on Friday.
The Transportation Department is examining airline ticket prices before and after the Philadelphia Amtrak derailment in May. NPR’s Scott Simon talks to the AP’s Scott Mayerowitz.
A plan for a cemetery in Farmersville, north of Dallas, sparked a debate among residents. The mayor of the mostly white community says it will likely be approved, but some are pushing for a no vote.
There’s a festive air in Nairobi with the arrival of President Obama for his first visit since being elected. His focus is on promoting African entrepreneurs and getting electricity to rural areas.
Navajo Nation voters decided this week that their tribal presidents should not be required to speak fluent Navajo. One 23-year-old, a fluent Navajo speaker, disagrees.
There are times when obscene words are heard, but they are rare. Editors balance respect for listeners against the news value of the language.