Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Confederate monument capped with a statue of Jefferson Davis will be removed from a spot near the University of Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895.

  • Written by DYLAN LOVAN, Associated Press

Police: 10 dead in building collapse in Kenyan capital

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A six-story residential building collapsed in heavy rain in Nairobi, killing 10 people and injuring at least 134, Kenyan officials said Saturday.

  • Written by TOM ODULA, Associated Press

Kenya to burn huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya is set to burn 105 tons of elephant ivory and more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species.


TV pundit who claimed CIA ties pleads guilty to fraud

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — Former cable news pundit Wayne Simmons admits he's a fraud. And he admits he's a felon. But despite all evidence to the contrary, he remains adamant that he was a CIA man.

  • Written by MATTHEW BARAKAT, Associated Press