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Forceful and tearful, Obama says goodbye in emotional speech

Forceful and tearful, Obama says goodbye in emotional speech

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama bid farewell to the nation Tuesday night in an emotional speech that sought to comfort and encourage a country on edge over economic changes,…

President Trump: Out of Africa?

President Trump: Out of Africa?

(By Alemayhu G/Mariam) Author’s Note: In what I expect will be periodic commentaries on U.S. policy in Africa, I aim to offer unorthodox, paradigm changing, thought-provoking and controversial policy recommendations…

Trump and Putin, in the Barn

Trump and Putin, in the Barn

(By Gail Collins) I was raised in an era when we spent a lot of time worrying about Russia. That was because of Communism, which was such an obsession in my…

The Real Reason Gambia’s President Isn’t Stepping Down

The Real Reason Gambia’s President Isn’t Stepping Down

BANJUL, Gambia — One of the gentler techniques that Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has used to stay in power for the last 22 years is sacking his staff members seemingly…

Why the CIA Thinks Russia Wanted Trump to Win

Why the CIA Thinks Russia Wanted Trump to Win

In the weeks after Donald Trump was elected president, CIA analysts who work on Russia updated their assessment about Russian cyber meddling. They previously had assessed that Russia was trying…

Fidel Castro Left Mark on Somalia, Horn of Africa

Fidel Castro Left Mark on Somalia, Horn of Africa

One place besides Miami where few tears will be shed over the death of Fidel Castro is Somalia, where his military involvement left a mark. In the mid-1970s, Castro and…

Americans keep looking away from the election’s most alarming story

Americans keep looking away from the election’s most alarming story

Eric Chenoweth is co-director of the Institute for Democracy in Eastern Europe. In assessing Donald Trump’s presidential victory, Americans continue to look away from this election’s most alarming story: the…

We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here’s What We Learned

We Tracked Down A Fake-News Creator In The Suburbs. Here’s What We Learned

You can Listen the story Here instead of reading A lot of fake and misleading news stories were shared across social media during the election. One that got a lot…

MAN SENTENCED TO 1,503 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DAUGHTER’S RAPE

MAN SENTENCED TO 1,503 YEARS IN PRISON FOR DAUGHTER’S RAPE

FRESNO, CA — A Fresno man was sentenced to 1,503 years in prison for raping his teenage daughter over a four-year period. 41-year-old Rene Lopez was sentenced Friday to the…

Rep. Bass’ Statement on the Qilinto Prison

Rep. Bass’ Statement on the Qilinto Prison

September 6, 2016 Press Release Today, Congressmember Karen Bass issued the following statement concerning the fire in the Qilinti Prison in Ethiopia: “I extend my sincere condolences to the people…