Malawi sees surge in attacks on albinos; victims speak out

LILONGWE, Malawi (AP) — She is haunted daily by the image of the decapitated head of her 9-year-old son. Police asked Edna Cedrick to identify it after the boy, who had albinism, was snatched from her arms in a violent struggle.

  • Written by GREGORY GONDWE, Associated Press

Florida AG asked Trump for donation before nixing fraud case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida's attorney general personally solicited a political contribution from Donald Trump around the same time her office deliberated joining an investigation of alleged fraud at Trump University and its affiliates

  • Written by JEFF HORWITZ, Associated Press, GARY FINEOUT, Associated Press, MICHAEL BIESECKER, Associated Press

Water distribution delayed in north Alabama after scare

DECATUR, Ala. (AP) — Officials are delaying plans to distribute bottled water in two north Alabama counties where a utility is warning residents not to drink tap water because of chemical contamination.


Japanese plutonium arrives in SC, despite Haley's objections

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A shipment of plutonium from Japan arrived Monday at a South Carolina nuclear site, despite objections from Gov. Nikki Haley to her state being used as storage for such materials.

  • Written by MEG KINNARD, Associated Press