Snapchat Unveils Snapcash
November 17 2014 4:48 PM
Snapcash, as its called, allows users to send money to friends, much like the payments company Square’s own app, Square Cash.
More Americans Going Abroad For College
November 17 2014 1:02 PM
About 289,000 U.S. students attended school and received credit in foreign countries during the 2012-13 school year.
Kenyans Show Support For Beaten Woman With Miniskirt Protest
November 17 2014 8:01 AM
A woman was stripped and assaulted in Kenya by men who said she was "tempting" them by her dress.
Burkina Faso Appoints Interim President
November 17 2014 12:56 AM
The 72-year old Michel Kafando will appoint the country's prime minister, who will, in turn, name a 25-member government.
Suicide Bombing In Nigerian Market Kills 13
November 16 2014 9:18 PM
A suicide bombing at a market in northeast Nigeria has killed at least 13 people.
Five Egyptian Students Charged With Rioting To Stand Military Trial
November 16 2014 4:36 PM
Five Egyptian students arrested in January will be charged with rioting and tried in a military court, officials said Sunday.
Chibok Back Under Nigerian Control After Boko Haram Takeover
November 16 2014 3:19 PM
Boko Haram fighters cut telephone lines when they launched an offensive Thursday.
Sexual Intimidation Key Factor In Chimp Sex
November 16 2014 1:43 PM
Aggression ranged from chasing to biting and hitting.
Only Ebola Patient In US Now In 'Extremely Critical' Condition
November 16 2014 11:06 AM
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa was addressed during the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia, this weekend.
Chinese Team Arrives In Liberia To Staff Ebola Clinic
November 15 2014 5:29 PM
China, Africa's biggest trade partner, had come under fire for the level of its response to the Ebola crisis.
Ebola Patient Arrives In Nebraska 'Critically Ill'
November 15 2014 2:17 PM
Dr. Martin Salia arrived at a Nebraska hospital Saturday in critical condition.
UN Cuts Food Rations For Refugees In Kenya
November 15 2014 5:39 AM
Kenya has seen a huge influx of refugees as conflicts in South Sudan and Somalia continue to displace hundreds of thousands of people.
Boko Haram Seizes Town Where Schoolgirls Were Kidnapped
November 15 2014 1:08 AM
The attack is another nail in the coffin of a ceasefire deal, which Nigeria's government announced last month.
Nexus 5 Owners Are Having Android L Problems
November 15 2014 12:03 AM
Google’s update brings “material design” along with a few bugs.
Facebook Is Yanking Promotional Posts From Your News Feed
November 14 2014 11:23 PM
The company said that posts from pages, which it offered for free, will soon appear much less.
Apple Sells Three iPhone 6s For Every iPhone 6 Plus: Analyst
November 14 2014 8:53 PM
Demand for the iPhone 6 in China is "surprisingly high," analyst says.
Is Equatorial Guinea Ready For 2015 Africa Cup?
November 14 2014 1:01 PM
Whether Equatorial Guinea can pull off a last-minute feat and host the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations is unclear. Ebola is the least of the worries.
Ebola-Infected Surgeon To Travel From Sierra Leone To US For Treatment
November 14 2014 12:38 AM
The surgeon, who is being evaluated for travel, is a citizen of Sierra Leone and a permanent U.S. resident.
Ebola Treatment Trials To Begin In West Africa In December
November 13 2014 6:24 AM
The centers where the trials will be conducted are run by the medical charity organization Medecins Sans Frontieres.
South Africa Could Legalize Rhino Horn Trade
November 13 2014 5:27 AM
In recent years, a growing demand for rhino horns in Asian countries has fueled a drastic surge in poaching in South Africa.