N'DJAMENA Reuters - Chad has appointed MP Albert Pahimi Padacke as prime minister of the Central African country following the resignation of his predecessor, state television said on Saturday, heralding a Cabinet reshuffle just two months ahead of presidential elections.
At least 30 people have been killed in fresh Boko Haram raids on two villages in northeast Nigeria, vigilantes told AFP Saturday, again calling into question President Muhammadu Buhari's claim that Nigeria had largely defeated the jihadist group.
Reuters - Texas Governor Greg Abbott extended his deepest condolences to the family of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia following the judge's death, the governor's office said in a statement posted online on Saturday.
IOWA CITY, Iowa - A boarding school for troubled teenagers in Iowa that is being investigated by the FBI routinely kept pupils in small concrete isolation boxes for days or weeks and wouldn't let them out unless they sat in a specific posture for 24 hours, according to several former students.
Members of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Fast Lightweight Autonomy (FLA) program used the 102nd Intelligence Wing's hangar to test small UAVs in an indoor, controlled environment.
WASHINGTON - From the cacophony of day care to the buzz of TV and electronic toys, noise is more distracting to a child's brain than an adult's, and new research shows it can hinder how youngsters learn.
More than 5,000 pregnant Colombian women are infected with the mosquito-borne Zika virus, the country's national health institute said on Saturday, as the disease continues its rapid spread across the Americas.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN- FEBRUARY 12: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) takes questions at a forum on race and economic opportunity at Patrick Henry High School on February 12, 2016 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Panel questions ranged from wage disparity, incarceration rates of black Americans, and reparations for the black community. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images) Stephen Maturen via Getty Images