Suicide online: Facebook aims to save lives with new actions

ATLANTA (AP) — The alarming video of a Georgia teenager livestreaming her own suicide attempt stayed up long enough on Facebook Live for sheriff's deputies to find and save her — a repeat phenomenon that has prompted mental health experts and Facebook's CEO to further investigate how they can use social media as a possible platform to help save lives.

  • Written by JEFF MARTIN , Associated Press

As manhunt ends, top African warlord Kony eludes justice

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Indicted for killing thousands and kidnapping children to become soldiers and sex slaves, Joseph Kony has been Africa's most notorious warlord for three decades. Now that the United States and others are ending the international manhunt for him and his Lord's Resistance Army, it appears Kony may never be brought to justice.

  • Written by RODNEY MUHUMUZA , Associated Press

AP Exclusive: US wants tally of Haitian immigrants' crimes

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is taking the unusual step of hunting for evidence of crimes committed by Haitian immigrants as it decides whether to allow them to continue participating in a humanitarian program that has shielded tens of thousands from deportation since an earthquake destroyed much of their country.

  • Written by ALICIA A. CALDWELL , Associated Press

Scientists in South Africa reveal more on human-like species

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A species belonging to the human family tree whose remnants were first discovered in a South African cave in 2013 lived several hundred thousand years ago, indicating that the creature was alive at the same time as early humans in Africa, scientists said Tuesday.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER TORCHIA , Associated Press