• Afghanistan November 25, 2019 3:45 pm

    More Polio Cases Now Caused by Vaccine Than by Wild Virus

    Four African countries have reported new cases of polio linked to the oral vaccine, as global health numbers show there are now more children being paralyzed by viruses originating in vaccines than in the wild. In a report late last week, the World Health Organization and partners noted nine new polio cases caused by the vaccine in Nigeria, Congo, Central...

  • Donald Trump October 1, 2019 10:09 am

    Jimmy Carter, Oldest Living Ex-President, Turns 95

    Jimmy Carter is celebrating his 95th birthday, becoming the first U.S. president to reach that milestone as he continues his humanitarian work and occasionally wades back into politics and policy debates almost four decades after leaving office. Carter, who served from 1977-1981 and still lives in tiny Plains, Georgia, planned no public celebrations on Tuesday.

  • Prince September 29, 2019 8:33 pm

    Meghan Markle Joins Prince Harry in Malawi via Skype While Baby Archie Naps

    While Meghan, Duchess of Sussex stayed behind in South Africa with baby Archie Harrison as husband Prince Harry embarked on solo trips elsewhere in Africa, she made an unexpected appearance alongside him in Malawi. On Sunday, the Duke of Sussex met with students and alumni supported by U.K. scholarships from Campaign for Female Education at the Nalikule College of Education....

  • Prince September 28, 2019 5:00 pm

    Meghan Visits Memorial to Murdered South African Woman

    Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has visited a memorial to a young South African woman whose rape and murder inspired thousands of people to protest the country’s high rate of sexual violence. In a quiet stop during a royal tour, Meghan tied a ribbon to the memorial at the post office where 19-year-old university student Uyinene Mrwetyana was attacked last...

  • NBCUniversal Inc. September 27, 2019 10:40 am

    Prince Harry Visits Angola, Follows in Mother's Footsteps

    Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, visited Angola on Friday to observe the work being done by The Halo Trust in removing landmines from the country. Harry’s mother, Princess Diana, made the same trip 22 years earlier.

  • Prince September 27, 2019 10:41 am

    Prince Harry Follows in Princess Diana's Footsteps With Minefield Walk

    Prince Harry is carrying on Princess Diana’s legacy. The Duke of Sussex visited a de-mining site in Dirico, Angola on Friday to continue to champion his mother’s landmine clearance work. The royal worked with representatives from The Halo Trust to help clear the area, which was mined during the Angolan civil war. After receiving a safety briefing and learning more...

  • Meghan Markle September 25, 2019 11:12 am

    Baby Archie Makes Rare Public Appearance in South Africa

    Baby Archie made a rare public appearance on Wednesday as his parents, Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, continued their first official tour as a family in South Africa. Meghan held Archie as the royal couple met with Nobel Peace Prize winner and Archbishop Desmond Tutu in Cape Town. The youngest member of Britain’s royal family had been...

  • Danielle Abreu September 23, 2019 2:13 pm

    Harry and Meghan Start 1st Official Tour as Family in Africa

    Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, began their first official tour as a family on Monday with their infant son, Archie, in South Africa. The first day of their 10-day, multi-country tour started in Cape Town with visits to girls’ empowerment projects that teach rights and self-defense. A musical welcome greeted them in the township of...

  • Danielle Abreu September 19, 2019 1:12 pm

    Prince Harry & Meghan Markle in Rome for Misha Nonoo's Wedding

    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have reportedly touched down in Rome for the wedding of Meghan’s friend Misha Nonoo, who is tying the knot with oil tycoon Michael Hess. “Eagle Italian eyes tell me that Harry and Meghan were spotted arriving in Rome today. For tomorrow’s wedding of the Duchess’ best mate Misha Nonoo to oil tycoon Michael Hess,” royal...

  • Prince September 6, 2019 1:03 pm

    Harry, Meghan and Archie Set for 10-day Southern Africa Trip

    Representatives for the British royal family say Prince Harry will get to see the legacy of his late mother’s humanitarian work in Angola during a fall trip to southern Africa. Buckingham Palace released details Friday of the trip Harry is taking with his wife, Meghan, and their infant son Archie, who was born in May.

  • New York September 4, 2019 3:12 pm

    Lester Holt Spends 2 Nights in Prison for Special Report on Criminal Justice Reform

    For two nights, Holt slept in a cell in Angola’s death row, alongside prisoners who were locked inside except for an hour a day of recreation in the prison yard. The man in the cell next to him hadn’t been outside in four years.

  • Instagram September 2, 2019 9:43 am

    Prince Harry ‘Can't Wait' to Introduce Meghan Markle, Archie to South Africa on Upcoming Tour

    This fall, Prince Harry, Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and their son Archie Harrison will kick off a Southern African tour, their first as a family of three. And, for his part, the proud dad could not be more excited. So much so, that on Sunday morning, he took to their Sussex Royal Instagram account to share a personal message with...

  • Governor August 25, 2019 11:49 pm

    Virginia Marks 400th Anniversary of Slave Ship Arrival

    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam announced Saturday a new state commission to review educational standards for teaching black history in the state.

  • Associated Press August 23, 2019 11:00 pm

    National Cathedral to Toll Funeral Bell for 400th Anniversary of US Slavery's Start

    The Washington National Cathedral will ring its largest funereal bell for one minute on Sunday to honor the first enslaved Africans who landed in North America, 400 years ago this month.

  • food July 16, 2019 5:18 pm

    African Man Escaped a Massacre, But Death Followed

    When an armed conflict erupted in his village in Congo, Blaise Matshieba Nduluyele fled from the carnage. Hundreds of people, including some of his relatives, were slaughtered. Death remained close as his family undertook a grueling journey starting in South America and extending through eight countries to safety in the United States. They slept along roads or in the jungle....

  • Donald Trump July 7, 2019 10:42 pm

    Federal Grand Jury Probing GOP Fundraiser Elliott Broidy

    A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders.

  • Donald Trump July 8, 2019 3:42 am

    Federal Grand Jury Probing GOP Fundraiser Elliott Broidy

    A federal grand jury in New York is investigating top Republican fundraiser Elliott Broidy, examining whether he used his position as vice chair of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee to drum up business deals with foreign leaders.

  • food July 1, 2019 2:31 pm

    Body Falls From Plane Into London Garden

    A stowaway fell from the undercarriage of a jet as it approached Heathrow Airport after a 9-hour flight from Nairobi, landing in a south London garden, police and airline officials said Monday. The Metropolitan Police force said the body of an unidentified man was found in a residential garden in south London’s Clapham area on Sunday, and it’s believed he...

  • Prince June 17, 2019 2:27 pm

    Prince Harry Champions Mother's Cause: Clearing Land Mines

    Prince Harry has offered his support to a new initiative to clear land mines from a wilderness area in Angola, saying it will protect lives and help communities. In backing the 47 million pound ($60 million) initiative of the Angolan government and the Halo Trust, Harry continued work on a cause championed by his late mother, Princess Diana. She drew...

  • Mexico June 16, 2019 7:10 pm

    Record Number of African Migrants Coming to Mexican Border

    Undaunted by a dangerous journey over thousands of miles, people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries are coming to the U.S.-Mexico border in unprecedented numbers, surprising Border Patrol agents more accustomed to Spanish-speaking migrants. Officials in Texas and even Maine are scrambling to absorb the sharp increase in African migrants. They are coming to America after...

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