US Targets Al-Shabaab Leader In Drone Strike
March 14 2015 8:54 AM EDT
The Pentagon said the U.S. targeted the leader of the al Shabaab militant group in Somalia this week.
Disaster Risk Reduction Is 'Everybody's Business': UN Chief
March 14 2015 5:30 AM EDT
The issue of mitigating the threat posed by climate-related disasters took center stage at the U.N. World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction.
Nigerian Military Uncovers Boko Haram Bomb Factory
March 14 2015 2:54 AM EDT
The factory was found after authorities seized the town of Buni Yadi, which was under the control of the militant group since August.
Microsoft Passes On Funding Custom Android Software Maker
March 13 2015 11:40 PM EDT
Some smartphone owners have to void their warranties to install Cyanogen Inc.'s custom firmware.
Jay Z Buys Streaming-Music Company (Officially)
March 13 2015 10:28 PM EDT
Jay Z acquires HD streaming music company Aspiro for $56 million.
Cameroon Says It's Treating Boko Haram Prisoners Humanely
March 13 2015 8:20 PM EDT
A government minister rejected a rights group report that accused the Cameroon army of abuses.
Anti-Smoking Advocates Turn Their Focus To Developing Nations
March 13 2015 6:30 PM EDT
The number of smokers is growing at an alarming rate in some nations, tobacco control experts say.
Doctors Describe Condition Of US Ebola Patient As 'Serious'
March 13 2015 3:52 PM EDT
The patient is being treated at a specialty unit of the National Institutes of Health.
World's First Successful Penis Transplant Conducted In South Africa
March 13 2015 3:19 PM EDT
The operation drew on surgical techniques similar to those used in some facial transplants.
Measles In West Africa Made Worse By Ebola Crisis
March 13 2015 9:22 AM EDT
Strain on the region's health care systems is making a leading cause of death among children more difficult to combat.
Ebola-Positive American Health Worker In Maryland Hospital
March 13 2015 8:53 AM EDT
The patient was the second to be flown home from Sierra Leone this week after contracting Ebola.
Boko Haram Witnesses Say It’s Just A Gang Of Looters
March 13 2015 8:51 AM EDT
Eyewitnesses to Boko Haram attacks describe the militants as simply looters and killers -- Islam has nothing to do with it.
Pistorius' Defense Fails To Block Prosecution's Appeal
March 13 2015 7:22 AM EDT
Prosecutors want a stiffer sentence for the Olympian over the 2013 killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Snyderman Steps Down From NBC News Over Ebola Scandal
March 13 2015 3:02 AM EDT
NBC News chief medical editor resigned after stoking public ire by violating a voluntary quarantine prompted by her visit to an Ebola-hit zone.
Microsoft Could See Bigger Piece Of Smaller Tablet Pie
March 12 2015 10:00 PM EDT
Analysts say Microsoft could see growth in the tablet market as consumer purchases slow down and enterprise sales of handheld computers grow.
US Drone Strike In Somalia Kills Kenya Mall Attack Planner: Report
March 12 2015 8:15 PM EDT
The drone strike reportedly hit a vehicle in Somalia with Adan Garar on board.
India Go For Group Clean Sweep
March 12 2015 1:03 PM EDT
India can make it six wins from six in Pool B at the Cricket World Cup when they take on Zimbabwe in Auckland.
4 Others Closely Watched After UK Medic Contracts Ebola
March 12 2015 8:57 AM EDT
So far, the other health care workers have not exhibited symptoms of the virus.
Canadian Researchers, Journalists Team Up For Snowden Database
March 12 2015 12:07 AM EDT
A group of Canadian researchers and journalists have built the world’s first fully-indexed online archive of Edward Snowden’s leaked NSA surveillance documents.
Twitter Bans Revenge Porn
March 11 2015 10:15 PM EDT
Offenders who continue to post revenge porn or dox other Twitter users will have their accounts locked until they delete the offending posts.