Longstanding ethnic hostilities in South Sudan led to the massacre of hundreds of civilians last week in the capital of the oil-producing ‘Unity’ state.
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Lance Armstrong’s longtime coach has been banned from coaching for promoting drug enhancers in races.
Authorities say Kelly Swoboda, a 49-year-old man fatally shot by a Portland officer last month, had been stalking young women in a van that he converted into a “moveable dungeon” with chains and handcuffs after one of his victims managed to escape from it in January.
The Supreme Court is taking up a dispute between broadcasters and an Internet startup company that has the potential to bring big changes to the television industry.
Recently published research describes how archaeologists outfitted a customized drone with a heat-sensing camera to unearth what they believe are ceremonial pits and other features at the site of an ancient village in New Mexico.
Some student loan borrowers who had a parent or grandparent co-sign the note are finding that they must immediately pay the loan in full if the relative dies, or in some cases when bankruptcy is filed.
As the ferry sank, some crew members gave their lifejackets to passengers. One refused to leave until she shepherded students off the ship, and was later found dead. Others worked from rescue boats to break windows with hammers and pull people trapped in cabins to safety.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld Michigan’s ban on using race as a factor in college admissions despite one justice’s impassioned dissent that accused the court of wanting to wish away racial inequality.
Two Air Canada employees might not have a job much longer after they were caught on video carelessly handling luggage at Toronto Pearson International Airport.
A 19-year-old woman suspected of stealing a truck was shot and killed during a chase with Albuquerque police, authorities said. She is the third person in five weeks to be killed by Albuquerque officers and the first since the department was put under federal orders to reduce the use of deadly force and reform a culture of abuse and aggression.