Desperate herders lose animals, hope amid drought in Kenya

BANDARERO, Kenya (AP) — Loko Kalicha Junno says she trekked for a week to save her 10 cattle from dying of thirst and hunger. But none survived. Now, at one of the last watering holes in this remote village, she fears for herself.

  • Written by TOM ODULA, Associated Press

UN: If confirmed, chemical attacks in Mosul a war crime

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The United Nations warned that the alleged use of chemical weapons in Mosul, if confirmed, would be a war crime and a serious violation of international humanitarian law, according to a statement released Saturday.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Veteran prosecutor in line to oversee Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some Democrats worry the appointment of a Jeff Sessions subordinate to oversee an investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election won't be a clean enough break from the embattled attorney general.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press