NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - History is repeating itself in eastern Congo. Rebels supported by Rwanda are on the march. Civilians are fleeing. And hidden, higher powers appear to be taking sides. Congo and Rwanda have been at this stage before; first in 1996, then in 1998, also in 2004 and... more »
NEW YORK (AP) - Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya has won the New York City Marathon in a course record time. Mutai finished in an unofficial time of 2 hours, 5 minutes, 6 seconds Sunday, crushing the previous mark of 2:07:43 set by Tesfaye Jifar of Ethiopia a decade earlier. The... more »
The 1001 graduates of the United States Air Force Academy Class of 2010 have taken the oath and are now fully commissioned 2nd Lieutenants.
In his commencement address this morning, Admiral Mike Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff encouraged the graduates to use their imaginations as they... more »
The Denver Zoo is showing off a rare baby. Lakota is a Grevy's zebra born Nov. 27. The spry guy is now on display in the zebra yard, weather permitting.
Grevy's zebras are endangered with less than two thousand left in the wild. Grevy's zebras are only found in... more »
A 38 year-old northern white rhino born in south Sudan ate African grasses for the first time in three decades Monday, the first full day on the continent for the world's last four northern white rhinos capable of breeding.
The rhinos' handlers and park officials hope the rhinos will... more »
More than 200 of Ole Saloli's cows have died, ruining his children's inheritance and his safety net for old age. Now he wanders miles seeking pasture for the surviving animals, his bare feet as cracked and dry as the Kenyan earth he sleeps upon.
Saloli, who estimates he is... more »