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  • Belgian head of Congo's Virunga park shot

    Belgian head of Congo's Virunga park shot

    Associated Press - 6 minutes ago
    Belgian head of Congo's Virunga park shot

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The Belgian director of Africa's oldest national park, a reserve in conflict-ridden eastern Congo, has been shot and seriously wounded but his condition is improving, park officials said. …

  • At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

    At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

    Associated Press - 7 minutes ago
    At Boston Marathon, a chance to finally finish

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Just one tiny misstep at mile 15 of the Boston Marathon last spring ruined any chance of amputee runner Jeff Glasbrenner breaking four hours. …

  • Deschamps to pick World Cup squad with Euro 2016 in mind

    Deschamps to pick World Cup squad with Euro 2016 in mind

    Reuters - 8 minutes ago
    Deschamps to pick World Cup squad with Euro 2016 in mind

    Didier Deschamps will make his World Cup squad selection with the 2016 European Championship in mind, the France coach said on Wednesday. Speaking to French news channel BFMTV, Deschamps suggested he had to balance a desire for glory in Brazil this June with long-term success. "I'm also projecting myself to what we can expect at Euro 2016," he said. France qualify automatically as hosts of Euro 2016. …

  • Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

    Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

    Associated Press - 9 minutes ago
    Cuban doctors in eye of Venezuelan hurricane

    CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — When Judith Faraiz's son was near death after a severe motorcycle accident, she put his life in the hands of God and Cuban doctors. …

  • Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants

    Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants

    Associated Press - 12 minutes ago
    Obama, Biden to announce $600M for job grants

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Striving to show action on jobs, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are hitting the road to trumpet $600 million in new competitive grants to spur creation of targeted training and apprenticeship programs that could help people land well-paying jobs. …